Conservation & Restoration

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A Buying Guide to companies specializing in the conservation and restoration of historic Buildings, Murals, Artwork and Interior Surface Finishes.

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Enkeboll Designs

Manufacturer of architectural woodcarvings: moldings, corbels, columns, capitals, moldings, arches, panels, mantels, onlays & more; over 1,000 items produced from North American hardwoods; $50 catalog refundable upon first order; since 1956.

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Bovard Studio, Inc.

Restorer, designer & fabricator of stained-glass windows: faceted glass, mosaics & hand-crafted wood, aluminum & steel frames; protective glazing systems vented for stained-glass conservation, U.S. patent #7607267; replicates lost stained-glass windows.

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Conrad Schmitt Studios, Inc.

Creator, conservator & restorer of decorative painting: stained & art glass; ornamental plaster work & ceilings; gilding; murals, mosaics & statuary; for public & religious buildings; since 1889.

The complex decorative stenciled patterns of Rodeph Shalom Synagogue of Philadelphia, PA, executed on fabric, were cleaned and conserved by Canning Studios, whose artisans also in- painted and duplicated patterns in adjacent areas. Photo: courtesy of Canning Studios

John Canning & Company

Decorative Painting -- European-trained master painter heads studio: major projects all across the country; restoration & new commissions.

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Kreilick Conservation, LLC

Kreilick Conservation, LLC provides laboratory and field analysis of materials, condition assessments, emergency response and stabilization, treatment, documentation, and maintenance of architectural elements, monuments, sculpture, and objects, specializing in metals and masonry.

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Rohlf's Stained & Leaded Glass Studio

Designer, fabricator & installer of new stained & leaded glass: restoration & replication; protective glazing; beveled, carved & fused/slumped glass; steel casement retrofitting; mosaics; established in 1920.