Restoration and Repair

For over 30 years Dinsdale has restored & repaired all manner of antique metal ware for museums, antique dealers & private individuals. Dinsdale specialises in restoring metal ware, horn, & other natural materials.

If you have a treasured heirloom in need of bringing back to its former beauty, please contact Dinsdale with details & pictures.

Visits to the workshop are strictly by appointment only.

Copper & Brass ware

Professional cleaning & polishing, straightening, removing dents, repairing & replacing handles. Kettles, coal scuttles, bed warmers, jugs…

Restoration Projects

Copper & cast brass hot water urn, we have shown you both before and after polishing, repairing & fabricating the missing parts.

Copper, Steel & Ebony Measuring Scoop
Brass candlesticks – all styles polished & repaired.
Candle snuffers fabricated from colour matched brass.

Replacement Fittings for furniture

Handles  and knobs cast or turned to match originals.

Original handle is the left one. 4 copies made from the original.
Keys fabricated & repaired.
Sand cast feet for repair job.
Brass fittings on trunk taken off, polished & put back on.
Full reconditioning service for antique casters. Pivots & hubs rebuilt to remove excessive wear.
Replacement silver knob turned on the lathe
Bells – Cleaned & polished, clappers replaced & handles repaired

Charming bird automata in a cage. I repaired the bellows & mechanism & the bird sang again.

Contact us for restoration and repair

Contact us for restoration and repair. Simply fill out the form here and load any pictures you have of the repair needed. The more details we have the more we will be able to better understand your requirements. Contact Dinsdale Petch today.

Restoration Enquiry