5 Shops that Breathe New Life to Old Furniture

Before you throw out that decade-old chair or table, check out these five stores that may give your old furniture a second chance.

Updated on August 04, 2017 14:08 pm

Michelle Ong

refurbished antique table

1. ReStore Living

Visit for: Vintage furniture

Whether it’s a gorgeous '70s era chair for your retro-themed space, or that perfect piece that will add an edgy look to your home, you’ll most likely find it here at ReStore. The store sells secondhand furniture but you can be assured of quality restored piece because the owner only works on pieces that are made of good, sturdy wood. While you’re there, you can also kick back with a nice cuppa and a piece of cake at the adjoining cafe.

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2. Barossa Furniture

Visit for: Personalised furniture

Have a specific furniture service you’re looking for? Get it from Barossa. Owner David Ditchman does most of the restoring work himself, and his services include colour changing, furniture painting, stripping, re-varnishing, redesigning, upholstery, and repairs on splits and cracks.

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3. Gorgeous Furnishings

Visit for: Added shine to your furniture

Customers availing repair and reupholstery services from Gorgeous Furnishings may expect fine stitching and precise tailoring. This attention to detail is their specialty, with services ranging from restoration of wooden furniture, to sanding, polishing, refinishing, and revarnishing.

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4. Furniture Reborn

Visit for: Advice on how to refresh your furniture’s look

A third-generation family business, the owners of Furniture Reborn pride themselves in their wealth of knowledge and use of modern woodworking techniques for their restoration work. Services include spray-painting, varnishing, permanent fixtures, and colour alteration. Furniture owners unsure about how to make their furniture a conversation piece can also seek advice here—their first consultation comes free.

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5. Red House Carved Furniture

Visit for: restoration services for old oriental-style antiques

At Red House, the craftsmen provide restoration and repair for wood furniture, specifically wooden Chinese antiques. It’s thanks to this special focus that they’ve been able to develop their expertise as well as better understand what each piece of antique furniture needs. Furniture owners not based in Singapore will also be happy to know that they provide worldwide shipping, which comes inclusive with insurance.

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Photos courtesy of the shops mentioned

Cover photo courtesy of www.decor4all.com

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