finn juhl chairs

Created by Danish designer Finn Juhl and presented to the Cabinet Makers Guild Exhibition in 1948.

Danish newspaper Politiken wrote “The collaboration between Vodder and Finn Juhl is not a new one. They have participated at the [Cabinet Makers Guild] Exhibitions with increasing success for years now. But this year they have managed to reach a new level. Best classified as a new school of design”.

Materials: African teak, leather, brass
Restoration: By Andrew in 2017
Value Point: Condition and rarity
Value: Approximately $6000 pair

finn juhl chairs

Created by Danish designer Finn Juhl and presented to the Cabinet Makers Guild Exhibition in 1948.

Danish newspaper Politiken wrote “The collaboration between Vodder and Finn Juhl is not a new one. They have participated at the [Cabinet Makers Guild] Exhibitions with increasing success for years now. But this year they have managed to reach a new level. Best classified as a new school of design”.

Materials: African teak, leather, brass
Restoration: By Andrew in 2017
Value Point: Condition and rarity
Value: Approximately $6000 pair

restoration process

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Completely disassembled

Reassembled and glued, ready for stripping

Hand stripped back to bare timber and sandpapered

Relacquered and upholstered to original specifications

Back to their best…

…as Finn intended

restoration process

Click on the image thumbnail
for full view

Completely disassembled

Reassembled and glued, ready for stripping

Hand stripped back to bare timber and sandpapered

Relacquered and upholstered to original specifications

Back to their best…

…as Finn intended

Andrew Roberts
Furniture Restoration

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