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  • When the Rains Finally Cease…

    Record rain fall has produced flooding and great loss in the Lowcountry. Many across our community had to be ferried from their front door by neighbors and rescuers.  Chehaw River Woodworks is standing by to restore family antiques and significant furniture pieces effected by the high waters.  Twenty four years ago our company set down roots following one of […]

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  • Eighteenth Century Tall Case Clock Restoration Part 2

    This beautiful antique tall case grandfather clock endured a house fire.  See part 1 of this restoration.   In the skillful hands of Chehaw artisans this clock stands tall and shines once again.  A french polish technique is used to restore the luster of the finish and restoration glass installed in the door over the […]

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  • Eighteeth Century Tall Clock Case Restoration Part 1

    This beautiful grandfather tall case clock endured a house fire after more than 200 years keeping time prior to the disaster. Scorched, broken and water logged many would call it a loss. In the skilled hands of the artisans at Chehaw, restoration was possible. After gathering the many pieces or veneer and wood fragments, the process of […]

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