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