Restoration of Fine Period Furniture and Decorative Art

24 Market Beaufort, SC 29906 in The Habersham Marketplace

Phone: 860.930.5070


Store Hours:

Monday- Friday

9:00am- 5:00pm


*To Get a Piece Restored Please Call Ahead For An Appointment:

Phone: 860.930.5070

Questions? We'd be happy to answer them!





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* NOW OPEN IN OUR NEW LOCATION: 24 Market in The Habersham Marketplace 


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Repair to missing piece of arm on a CT Braceback Windsor Armchair in black over green, match surface, layer, and blend paint

"JS Doig Restoration is very conservative in their approach to each project.  The conservation that they undertake is i    Located among the sprawling live oaks and palmettos within the beautiful Habersham Marketplace in Beaufort, South Carolina, JS Doig Restoration is a studio dedicated to providing the best quality restoration and conservation services to antiquities dealers, private collectors, and museums alike. Our services include all periods of furniture and decorative arts, specializing in 18th and early 19th century Americana.

With over 15 years experience working closely alongside some of the top antiques dealers and collectors in the country, JS Doig Restoration provides affordable, complete restoration and conservation from start to finish, and anything in between.  Whether a 40 year old chest of drawers, or an extremely rare 18th century tea table, we will work with you to determine the best course of action to give you the best results possible while staying within your own budget.  We combine the best traditional craftsmanship with the most modern technological advances in the field and employ only the most skilled craftsmen.  Collaborating with a network of professionals in related fields, we work closely with you to meet your personal preferences.  The utmost care will be taken to preserve, protect, and enhance the beauty and value of any given piece. 

Don't own any period furniture? JS Doig also offers a complete array of modern refinishing, repair, and repurposing services for decorators, designers, and those who are looking to spruce up, repair, enhance, or bring a new look to their modern furniture.  Working closely with client specifications, we can re-purpose, bring new life into, or create an entirely modern and new look to that bland piece in the basement collecting dust for a fraction of the cost of replacing it.


Paint decorated PA document box, paint loss to lower corner
Boston Queen Anne Lowboy, replace missing drop finials
Fill, paint and grain damage to case side on grain painted cupboard
Create 3 shell carved cornice for Dunlap Chest on Chest
Rejoin top along a variable curve on a Hepplewhite sideboard
Hepplewhite sideboard, French polish and apply correct hardware
E. Tracy CT Windsor, replace missing rolled over knuckles, match old paint and wear
Bleach out water damage and recolor without disrupting old surface
Inlaid center paterae, sanded through and badly damaged
Queen Anne highboy, broken drawer lip as well as extra holes and scarring from later oversize Chippendale hardware.  Extra holes plugged, scarring colored out and reverted to appropriate Queen Anne hardware
Chippendale Style Tea Table, broken leg, missing pierced fretwork, rounded corner moldings and gallery turned supports

Working closely with a network of professionals in related fields, JS Doig Restoration is a one-stop shop for all your restoration needs, eliminating the need to go from one specialist to another.  Some more common services include but are not limited to:

  • Paint restoration, cleaning, inpainting, and complete old paint re-creations.
  • Finish damage, burns, watermarks, scratching & marring
  • Cleaning and conservation of old & new surfaces, reconditioning, spot repair, surface and color matching, and complete refinishing, from old surface re-creations to brilliant French polishes and anything in between.
  • Structural and aesthetic repair, including fabrication of missing structral pieces, moldings, turnings, missing or broken feet, damage due to shrinkage, etc.
  • Veneer and marquetry repair
  • Broken/missing carving
  • Upholstry, including rush seating and caning
  • Metalwork, including replication of missing hardware, complete custom design, or metalwork repair
  • Glasswork
  • Guilding/guilding repair
  • All modern finishes
  • Onsite cleaning and waxing, certain other onsite services available

Many more services are available upon request.  All repairs are done using period appropriate materials.

All pieces are fully insured.

Pick up and delivery service is available.


Tiger Maple Candlestand, remove old screw repairs, fill, color and grain

Litchfield Ct Tallcase Clock, missing fretwork (pattern adapted from a similar example) fluted side coumns, plinths, brass finials, brass column caps, door latch, tombstone upper section of door and glass

Painted PA Cupboard, replace missing feet and side moldings, re create paint


Hourglass case made for rare exising handblown hourglass.  Finished with a two tone period appropriate old paint re-creation

Dining Table missing 2 leaves, make leaves, match color & surface