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079799700836-8 Durham Road, Southend-On-Sea, Essex, SS2 4LU

TS Baskett




During the Corona Virus situation I am still able to undertake work 

Estimates can be done by e-mail and during visits a social distance can be maintained and masks will be worn.

Tim Baskett is a fully qualified furniture restorer who established his business in 1992. He studied for 4 years at the London College of Furniture, attaining an OND and HND in furniture studies bias area antique furniture restoration and conservation. He also attended John Makepeace’s college in Dorset completing wood turning courses.

Current clients

Tim Baskett has a large private client base and works for several antique dealers in the Southend area. He uses traditional methods and materials and gives a high quality service to all customers. His aim is to offer a personal service of skilled craftsmanship and honest advice.

More Information

With over 25 years of experience restoring  furniture I offer a wide range of services specialising in antiques and all work is carried out by me to maintain a high standards.

Services available :-

  1. All structural repairs
  2. French polishing
  3. Hand veneering
  4. Cane seating and paper cord
  5. Leather desk lining
  6. Clock case restoration for clock movement restoration and servicing go to It’s About Time
  7. French polishing staircases
  8. Contemporary furniture repaired and re-polished
  9. A selection of quality antiques for sale
  10. French polishing Grand and upright pianos. For piano action restoration please go to Piano Pavilion
  11. Commissions undertaken
  12. Free verbal estimates
  13. Free local collection and delivery by arrangement
  14. For upholstery please go to Leigh Upholstery

I can also arrange an upholstery service and clock movement repairs and servicing. I work with several local antique dealers and have a large private client base.

I use traditional methods and materials and give a high quality service. To this end I store a selection of period timber and veneer in order to complete a sympathetic restoration and conservation service.

If you are interested in more information please call 07979970083

Additional Skills

Tim also attended wood turning courses at John Makepeace’s college in Dorset and has designed a handcrafted baby’s rattle suitable as a gift to celebrate any new arrival.

Our traditional services include the following


Furniture Restorers

French Polishers

Antique Restoration

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