A place to get furniture re-finished?

wood table top cornerHeidi emails:

I have three small pieces of furniture that I am looking to have refinished. I have not lived in the Capital Region that long and don't know where to start looking for some place in the local area that comes recommended. ... Perhaps your readers might be able to recommend someone they have used in the past. One of the pieces also needs to be reupholstered eventually too...so any recommendations for reupholsters would be great too!

We had a re-upholstering question about a year ago -- and there were a few suggestions then. But this is the first time someone's asked about re-finishing.

So, have a suggestion for either one (or both) of Heidi's questions? Please share! (With details about why the place is good!)

Comments

Take a look at http://funcycled.com/
They are a local (Troy) based business that started pretty recently. They do major repurposing of furniture as well as share tips on their blog about doing it yourself.

Also check out http://furnitureinrecovery.com
https://www.facebook.com/furnitureinrecovery

The artist, Robin, will create beautiful pieces for you covered in handmade paper.

Thanks for recommending us, David! Heidi, we would love to refinish any of your pieces. We also do light upholstery work. Feel free to email me at sarah@funcycled.com for a quote.

Welcome to Albany! :)
-Sarah

I recommend Furniture Repair Service in Delmar, 439-7700. They refinished four pieces for me and did a fabulous job. Their prices seemed fair, and they provided pick-up and delivery at no charge. I also had a sofa, loveseat and six dining room chairs reupholstered by Capital Reupholstery in Vooreheesville. Again, an excellent job. Diane was extremely helpful with fabric selection. 765-2169.

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

The Scoop

Ever wish you had a smart, savvy friend with the inside line on what's happening around the Capital Region? You know, the kind of stuff that makes your life just a little bit better? Yeah, we do, too. That's why we created All Over Albany. Find out more.

Recently on All Over Albany

The week ahead

Here are a few things to keep in mind, look forward to, or keep busy with this week, from the weather (summerish), to craft beer,... (more)

This week was brought to you by

This week was brought to you by the popsicles, swimming pools and the waning days of summer. It was also brought to you by Honest... (more)

A quick recap of the week

Here are a few highlights from the past summer week on AOA: + Video and a collection of tweets and pics from the Wellington annex... (more)

Stuff to do this weekend

Yes, we have a few more weeks of official summer, but unofficially, folks, this is it. Pretty soon the swimming pools and ice cream stands... (more)

Mr. Harris

Over at the Times Union there's a really nice profile of longtime Washington Tavern bartender Mark Harris -- Mr. Harris -- by Steve Barnes. Harris... (more)

Recent Comments

Designers are doing "safe" designs because they really have no other choice considering all the whiners, budget and construction concerns.

Pulled Pork Sandwich from Stockyard Bar-B-Q

...has 5 comments, most recently from Tristan

Drawing: Joshua Bell with the ASO + Yono's

...has 88 comments, most recently from Matt M

What's a recent building that you like?

...has 36 comments, most recently from Greg

Recommendations for hardwood floor refinishing?

...has 6 comments, most recently from Andrea Daley

The Gallery on Holland

...has 9 comments, most recently from daleyplanit