French polishing Jelks 8ft snooker / pool table

Images of the 8ft Jelks snooker / pool table.

The woodwork has been French polished by hand.

Please see our post of February 8 2016 to see leg being stripped before polishing.

All of our polishing and restoration is carefully carried out by hand, using traditional methods, and the best quality materials.

French polished woodwork. 8ft Jelks snooker / pool table

French polished woodwork. 8ft Jelks snooker / pool table

French polished woodwork. 8ft Jelks snooker / pool table

French polished woodwork. 8ft Jelks snooker / pool table

Antique Italian Pool Table

We are about to start the restoration of this Antique Italian pool table.  This beautiful table, shown assembled below, has fantastic elaborate detailing. Decorative brass pockets have iron hands which catch the ball.

Follow our news pages to see photos of the table during and after restoration. The woodwork will be French polished by hand, the brass pockets and cushion bolts will be cleaned, and a new cloth will be fitted. Its going to look stunning!

 

 

Antique Italian pool table with decorative brass pockets, and iron hands which catch the ball.

Antique Italian pool table with decorative brass pockets, and iron hands which catch the ball.

Antique Italian pool table with decorative brass pockets, and iron hands which catch the ball.

Assembled antique Italian pool table with decorative brass pockets, and iron hands which catch the ball.

Full size antique billiards table restoration

We are currently restoring a beautiful full size antique billiards table for a customer.  Images show the work undertaken so far, including replacement parts that have been carefully made to match those that have gone missing over the years. These include hand turned buttons and chalk cups.

Full size antique billiards table restoration. Hand turned replacement buttons.

Full size antique billiards table restoration. Hand turned replacement buttons.

Full size antique billiards table restoration. Replacement chalk cups.

Full size antique billiards table restoration. Replacement chalk cups.

Full size antique billiards table restoration. Replacement panels..

Full size antique billiards table restoration. Replacement panels.

Full size antique billiards table restoration. Repairs to cushions.

Full size antique billiards table restoration. Repairs to cushions.

Full size antique billiards table restoration. Replacement cushion buttons.

Full size antique billiards table restoration. Replacement cushion buttons.

Riley antique billiards table slate

Image showing a slate from an 8ft Riley antique billiard table.

This one measures 1 1/2 inches thick. These slates are heavy!

Slate from Riley antique billiards table.

Slate from Riley antique billiards table.

 

To view our 8ft antique billiards tables please click here.

Antique 8ft snooker/ pool table by Jelks

We are stripping the woodwork on this antique Jelks snooker / pool table to show the lovely colour of the wood underneath the old polish.

This mahogany table is very attractive, with impressive carved tulip legs, unusual in an 8ft table.

This table has a single piece slate and is suitable for snooker or pool.

Stripping the leg of a Jelks antique snooker / pool table

Stripping the leg of a Jelks antique snooker / pool table

Please see below for full table details.

B665 8ft antique mahogany snooker / pool table by Jelks

 

Our Most Popular Photo ever! Union Jack Pool Table.

Today we are featuring our most popular photo ever published!

This antique pool table was restored by us and re-covered in a Union Jack cloth, for Hackett London, then installed in their Spitalfields store. A stunning result. This image has proved to be extremely popular, being viewed, shared and ‘pinned’ many times.

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Antique snooker / pool table at Hackett London, with Union Jack Cloth. Restored by Browns Antiques.

Antique snooker / pool table with Union Jack Cloth. Restored by Browns Antiques.