Depending on the type and period of construction of the furniture performs its appropriate finishing .

The mobile era high from '500 to '600 , and in general the wooden furniture are finished in beeswax, carnauba wax and turpentine that gives to the furniture feature full coating and a low gloss .

At the end dell'700 developed in France, " French polishing " or " polishing with shellac ." The shellac is produced by an insect of the family of coccidia ( laccifer lacquer, lacquer taccardia or coccus ) who lives on a tree ( Butea frondosa ) in India or China.
The female secretes this resin flakes of reddish-yellow color , which is processed in water and then left to dry . Shellac comes in fine translucent scales ranging dissolved in alcohol at 99.9%.

Applies to buffer , a method that takes time but it leads to a mirror polish , transparent and warm from the cabinet from 700 onwards the wonderful finish it deserves.
Often the furniture of modern art requires polishing with shellac that brings out its refined design .
The shellac polish is a source of pride for the restoration of our family tradition .


Polishing and restoration of antique furniture

In Restauro Morandi workshop you can attend courses in restoration of antique furniture and shellac polish.

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Restore your furniture

The student leads to the workshop a furniture or any object who wants to restore with his hands with the teacher.

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