Ladson Furniture Restorations and Repairs

Ladson Furniture Restorations has been repairing the much loved and worn furniture of Melbourne for over 25 years. Craftsman Jason Ladson, takes pride in giving everything from fine antiques to treasured family heirlooms, a new lease of life.

So whether its French polishing a table, repairing the veneer on a jewellery box or mending the broken leg of a chair, contact Jason Ladson today on 03 9815 1200

We’ve been bringing pre-loved fine furniture back to loved for over 25 years.

There is more to furniture restoration than just cleaning wood. You’ll be surprised
what’s possible.

Thinking about what to do with that piece of furniture? For a quote you can visit us at our store, call or even email us with photos of the piece.

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Below is a list of the services we can provide for you.


  • Chair repair and re-gluing
  • Broken spindle and stretcher repair or replacement
  • Veneer re-gluing and replacement
  • Cracks and splits filled with wood shims
  • Repairs to chewed furniture
  • Fabrication of missing parts
  • Inlay and carving repair
  • Case furniture repair
  • Drawer runner repair
  • Repairing broken table legs


  • Gold leaf
  • Touch up
  • Frame restoration
  • Gesso and carving repair


  • Removing old polish paste
  • Cleaning and high-lighting
  • Full metal polishing
  • Missing hardware replaced
  • Keys made to fit locks
  • Hinge repair and alignment
  • “Antiquing” new hardware


  • In-home polishing and minor repairs
  • Restoration estimates
  • Pick up and delivery


  • Cane seat replacement
  • Rush seat replacement
  • Desk leather replacement
  • Felt replacement
  • Glass and mirror replacement


  • Cleaning and basic polishing
  • Touch up and blending in repairs
  • Removing wax build up
  • Waxing table tops
  • Stain and water mark removal
  • Scratches and gouges touched up
  • Reconditioning existing finishes
  • Period and hand rubbed finishes
  • French polishing
  • Refinishing (if needed)
  • Oil and varnish finishes
  • Lacquer finishes
  • Shellac and wax finishes
  • Painted finishes
  • Exterior door refinishing
  • “Antiquing” new woven seats
  • Staining and color matching

fcc6b2d5829e224e94efc17b7356e9f6After leaving a table with Ladson Restorations, they did an absolutely amazing job of not just polishing the table, but expertly repairing the inlay to its original condition. Jason Ladson is a true craftsman.” Harvey Hood, Malvern