MulberryStreetOnline
MulberryStreetOnline
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  • North Charleston, SC

Vintage Porch Glider Restoration


This is how the vintage porch glider looked when we first bought it.
vintage porch glider restoration, outdoor furniture, painted furniture
This is how it looked when we sent it to its new owner in Scottsdale, AZ. It was disassembled, sand blasted, repaired as necessary, primed, powder coated in bronzed brown and reassembled. New custom cushions were made using outdoor fabric.
vintage porch glider restoration, outdoor furniture, painted furniture
Details on the arm were coated in Ultra Chrome.
vintage porch glider restoration, outdoor furniture, painted furniture
Back view.
vintage porch glider restoration, outdoor furniture, painted furniture
In this case the medallions along the front of the glider were coated to blend in rather than stand out.
vintage porch glider restoration, outdoor furniture, painted furniture
Our mission is to preserve vintage metal outdoor furniture for future generations. We restore it to its former glory using state of the art materials. We do custom work for people who already own their furniture as well as restoring and selling pieces that we acquire.

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4 questions
  • Kathy
    on Jun 5, 2016

    What is the cost to restore a piece like this? Beautiful cushions, I might add! I have one, but afraid to tackle the job.

  • Mcc22102262
    on Mar 22, 2017

    what are the sizes of the cushions both seat back as well as the cushion you sit on?

  • Lynn harden
    on Jun 21, 2017

    How do you restore the springs?
  • Carolyn Lee
    on Aug 4, 2017

    How to get replacement parts
    • MulberryStreetOnline
      on Aug 5, 2017

      I don't know of any place you can get replacement parts except from another glider. Gliders on rails are notoriously hard to restore to working order. You have to get creative and find a good hardware person to work with you. I've had to make these into stationery benches because sometimes they just won't glide. Good luck!
    • Bob barr
      on Sep 29, 2017

      Restoration companies in minnesota or western wisconsin for gliders?

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