SkillsOne visits Remin Furniture, which specialises in antique furniture restoration. We chat to Robert Remin, who shows us around his showroom and the pieces he's working on. He also manufactures furniture, including cabinets and other modern furniture. He's been working in the industry since his apprenticeship at age 18, and has worked on some very impressive projects - including Parliament House!
About Remin Furniture:
Remin Furniture is a unique business that specialises in antique and modern furniture restoration. We buy and sell antiques and estates, and we are also specialists in insurance claims, valuations for insurance purposes, and furniture repairs.
With over 25 years industry experience, Remin Furniture transforms treasured timeless items with skilled furniture restoration work using natural products and finishes. We believe furniture once restored should still reflect its history of use; its natural charm is in being able to exist and tell a story.
We provide a complete restoration service for classic and modern furniture. Our fully qualified staff can provide: Stripping, sanding and polishing, French polishing, Stripping, sanding and repainting.
We can arrange complimentary restoration work with a network of specialist businesses including upholstery, glass replacement and lead-lighting replacement.
We purchase a variety of items, from single pieces to entire estates, for example, china, silver, or pieces of interest that are either in need of restoration or are in perfect condition.