Tag Archives: Restoration

There’s No Place Like Here: Liberty Tool

This company salvages old tools and resells them at affordable prices to local craftsmen. A great way to give a new life to old tools. I would just love to wander and wonder around in that shop… Take a look … Continue reading

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Making waves

This project is incredible! A frame maker built a reconstruction of a scraping machine to make the intricate patterns found around old paintings. In the clip they say it was based on an engraving in Diderot’s Encyclopedie. But there is … Continue reading

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A branding iron…

A part of my personal philosophy is to find a new purpose for old things. So I converted this antique soldering iron into a branding iron… The logo is a combination of three symbols † – Faith ⚓️ – Hope ♥ … Continue reading

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Rolf Lislevand playing the 1679 ‘Sabionari’ guitar by Antonio Stradivari

In recent years the earliest surviving Stradivari guitar has been restored and even brought back into playing condition. It’s the only one of the five existing guitars that is playable. The restoration was carried out by the Sinier de Ridder … Continue reading

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