Tag: restoration

Jun 20, 2017

Mildly Impressed Kitty Watches Man Beautifully Restore Rusty Knife

Mildly Impressed Kitty Watches Man Beautifully Restore Rusty Knife

The knife demonstration at the end was pretty impressive!

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Nov 24, 2016

Tatiane Freitas Fixes Broken Chairs with Translucent Acrylic

Tatiane Freitas Fixes Broken Chairs with Translucent Acrylic

What’s old is new again

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Jul 19, 2016

This Vintage 1927 Steampunk Bowling Alley Looks Amazing

This Vintage 1927 Steampunk Bowling Alley Looks Amazing

Sorry cosmic bowling, I’ve found someone else. It’s not you, it’s me

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Jul 13, 2016

The Beautiful Buenos Aires Bookstore Inside a 100-Year-Old Theatre

The Beautiful Buenos Aires Bookstore Inside a 100-Year-Old Theatre

The Guardian named it one of the most beautiful bookstores in the world

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Apr 5, 2016

Dilapidated 1860s Barn Gets Revived Into Amazing Entertainment Space

Dilapidated 1860s Barn Gets Revived Into Amazing Entertainment Space

A rundown 1860s barn in upstate New York finds a new life beside a 19th-century farmhouse in Connecticut

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Mar 4, 2015

Amazing Wedding Ring Restoration After Falling Into Garbage Disposal

Amazing Wedding Ring Restoration After Falling Into Garbage Disposal

Jeweller and reddit user nais_kong_ipamahagi recently shared a fascinating album of pictures that show the amazing restoration he did for a wedding ring that had gone through a garbage disposal. He uploaded the gallery to Imgur along with comments of the process throughout. Jewellery can hold a lot of sentimental value for some people…

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Feb 25, 2015

Bucharest Bookstore Opens in Beautifully Restored 19th Century Building

Bucharest Bookstore Opens in Beautifully Restored 19th Century Building

Carturesti Carusel (“Carousel of Light”) is a breathtaking new bookstore that opened earlier this month in the heart of Bucharest, Romania. Designed by Square One, the bookstore is located inside a beautifully restored 19th century building. The 1,000 sq. m (10,760 sq. ft) retail space is situated on six floors and features over 10,000…

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Jan 21, 2015

Repairing a $12 Million Monet After It Has Been Punched

Repairing a $12 Million Monet After It Has Been Punched

Photograph via @MetroUK on Twitter On 29 June 2012, Andrew Shannon entered the National Gallery of Ireland and punched a hole through a Monet painting from 1874, valued at nearly $12 million. While Shannon was recently sentenced to 5 years in prison, the painstaking process of restoring the prized artwork took an arduous 18…

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Feb 28, 2013

The Project that Saved the White House from Collapse

The Project that Saved the White House from Collapse

Built in 1800, the White House at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., has been the residence of every U.S president since John Adams. In 1814 (during the war of 1812) the White House was set ablaze by the British army, destroying the interior and charring much of the exterior. Since then the building…

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Sep 1, 2011

Beautiful Stone Home Restoration in Israel

Beautiful Stone Home Restoration in Israel

Photograph by AMIT GERON PHOTOGRAPHY Located above the harbor in Old Jaffa of Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel; this stunning stone restoration shows off the beauty of the original, centuries-old facade. The project was designed and executed by PITSOU KEDEM ARCHITECT. The apartment is a modest 105 square meters (1,130 sq ft), but the minimalist design…

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