Dr Sofa Antique & Modern Repair & Restoration Services
Dr. Sofa® Furniture Repair Antique Restoration Disassembly Assembly.
No 1 National Furniture Repairers. If you have items that you are concerned about, We can make a visit and carry out inspections by appointment. Trust our restoration experts to repair your valuable antiques with care and precision.
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Glossary of the most used terms:
ARMOIRE - a wordrobe or cupboard, normally with two or more doors, with shelves or hooks. It was originally used for storing arms pre 17th century.
BONNETIERE - a narrow wardrobe or cupboard with a single door originally used for ladies bonnets.
BUFFET - a sideboard, normally with two doors and often with a drawer or drawers above.
BUFFET A DEUX CORPS- a two – tiered buffet with the top half shallower than the bottom. The top cabinet may have either wood or glass panels.
CANAPE` - a sofa or settee
CHAISE - chair
CHEVET - a bedside table or headboard
COFFRE - a coffer or wooden chest
COMMODE - a chest of drawers
ENFILADE - a long buffet with three or four doors, an interior shelf and generally with drawers.
FAUTEUIL - a armchair or easy chai