Services offered

 

Highly specialized, custom decorative and protective finishes are applied by: Mr. Thomas Craven, his journeyman and apprentice wood finishers to:


• Furniture • Antiques • Cabinets • Doors • Windows • Store Fixtures •
 

Any surface where maximum attention to appearance and detail is desired. These finishes are applied in our fully permitted, licensed and insured five thousand square foot, spray shop facility, centrally located in the heart of the San Fernando Valley, California. On job site finishing services are also available.


Our specialty is antique finishing on new furniture, cabinets, doors, windows etc. This may include hand shaping and distress to achieve that “Old World” appearance exhibited by fine heirloom antiques and furniture of the past. This finishing includes antique and faux paint finishes and hand made and applied stains, glazes and toners combined with expertly applied surface finishes. These finishes include lacquer and two part polyurethanes. All finishes are hand rubbed to achieve that warm rich patina of the ages.

In addition we are expert in application of lacquer paint and clear coats and two part polyurethane paint and clear coats to achieve automotive quality paint work on any surface.“Green” finishing is gaining in popularity and we are embracing this mandate with low and zero VOC water borne paint and clear finish products as well.

Repair and refinishing of kitchen cabinets, furniture, wall paneling, hand rails and balustrades is an integral part of the services we offer. Hand stripping is performed on all fragile pieces. We are expert in the repair of broken and or pet chewed and damaged furniture. We also repair and refinish veneers and marquetry.
DESIGN SERVICES

• Consultation • Sample Creation • Finish and Process Specifications •
 
TRAINING
   
   

• Wood Finishing Seminars

Contact Thomas Craven for more information.