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Gallery of Our Work

We try to accommodate all our customers, but rarely take on modern or manufactured pieces, we specialise in antiques, French polishing and finishing, we are not geared up to handle modern finishes.

Please give me a call on 07773 111465 or send an email to with your request or make an appointment to bring your item into the workshops where we can assess the piece, examine its condition, and discuss the restoration options and associated costs.

French polishing and finishing

Specialists paint finishes

Restoration to oil paintings

Restoration of oil paintings

We undertake repairs to ripped and damaged canvasses and frames, restretching and touching in, also cleaning and revarnishing.

Here are some examples of our work.

The man  with the sword this is a good example of the benefits of cleaning, before and afterwards pictures.

John Lennon's Psychedelic Eye artwork.

John Lennon's Psychedelic Eye, the largest piece of artwork we have ever restored prior to its 5 year world tour with the V&A’s “you say you want a revolution“ exhibition.


Contact R Gripper Restoration for quality French polishing services

R Gripper Restoration

Manor Farm Barn

Ascott under Wychwood

Chipping Norton


07773 111465

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