|Welcome to our Before and After page. Here you will see pictures of trunks we
have restored for our customers and trunks we are currently working on. We
constantly update this page, so check back often
Before and after pictures of a canvas covered flat top .
After restoration it has new canvas, new leather, paint and
A Large flat top before
restoration. Notice the heavy
ornate metal corner protectors.
Large flat top with new leather and
a color change after restoration
Gary, Just want to tell you how
much Ron and I love our trunk. It
is beautiful. We hope to get
another one from you soon.
Ron and Dee
A beautiful round top with 2 color new
paint, leather and tray compartments
Dome top with embossed pebble pattern tin, before
and after pictures, new 2 color paint on
embossed tin, refinished slats, new leather, &
newspaper pattern lining.
This beautiful dome top trunk along with a flat
top ( not pictured) is on display in San Diego,
Before and after pics of a
blue/silver embossed pattern
dome top with new interior,
Before and after pictures of a rare Dresser Trunk, completely restored with
Victorian pattern lining, new paint, and leather.
A Beautiful, Geometric pattern,
embossed tin dome top completely
restored with rebuilt dome
compartments, cedar lining, and
I cannot believe what a wonderful job
you have done.... Every last detail of
my trunk seems to have been given
your full attention...
Your skill and hard work have made
my trunk even more special and
A dome top with Embossed tin
covering before restoration,
with an awful , owner applied
After restoration with the
original gold color restored, new
leather and refinished slats.
Shenandoah Antique Restoration
Dealers and Restorers of Antique Trunks
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2 color embossed tin
Before and after of a small dome top trunk done with out paint on the
embossed tin. Embossed tin is buffed and sealed only.
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An 1860's Civil War trunk before and after pictures. This
trunk was completely re-covered in leather - - embossed, tinted,
and glazed. New straps and handles installed, completely
re-furbished lid compartments and tray.
All metal hardware was re-used.
Embossing on leather
Before and after of a gold finished dome top trunk. All hardware and the original
finish has been restored and the inside completely redone. New handles, paint, tray
covers & artwork.
Gold geometric pattern dome top trunk with severe damage to the lid
After restoration with new gold painting with stain wash, Repaired lid panel, and cedar lining.
Painted Flat top trunk before
After paint stripping, and
restoration of slats and
After restoration of dome top with gold "crystalized" finish and restored tray
and dome compartments. Original tray lining was retained and restored.
Gold crystalized finish
trunk before restoration
Before and after pictures of a beautifully finished Dome top done in
copper metallic with stain wash on Alligator leather pattern
Leather covered dome top trunk before restoration. This trunk was completely
recovered in leather, tinted, sealed, and hand embossed. The inside was
completely restored and re-lined.
After restoration with completely new leather covering, hand embossed.
Click on the pictures for a close up of the embossing in the leather.
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A Leather covered dome top trunk fully restored with new outside
leather, hand embossed. Restored inside with new trays, covering and
Leather covered Dome top, before restoration. Missing the
tray, leather missing or dried out.
After restoration with oiled leather, bare spots covered,
new tray and lid compartments restored. New paper lining