Clive Payne

Antique Lock Repairs & Restoration & Kidney Bow Keys

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Antique Lock Repairs & Restoration

Clive Payne provides complete restoration and repair of antique and vintage locks, employing specialist techniques. Working with customers in need of antique lock repairs for doors and cabinets to skillfully restore all component parts for old locks.

With our antique lock repair and restoration service we overhaul and repair old locking mechanisms to working order and hand cut replacement iron keys. Keys are made to traditional patterns including the kidney bow and a variety of decorative brass bows. We provide a traditional service for repairing and restoring all antique locks.

Using specialist skills to repair and restore old or disused locks, refurbishing and hand cutting replacement iron keys with traditional kidney bow or decorative brass bows.

Member of the British Antique Furniture Restorers Association (BAFRA)

The British Antique Furniture Restorers’ Association (BAFRA) is a nationwide organisation of skilled people engaged in furniture conservation, furniture repair and furniture restoration. Every BAFRA member is an expert in their field and is actively involved in Continual Professional Development to keep abreast of advances in knowledge, skills and technical developments.

Over the years Clive has developed the highest of standards in repair and restoration, joining the British Antique Furniture Restorers Association (BAFRA) in 1997 and now specialises in conserving and restoring oak and country furniture from the 15th to 18th centuries, together with all furniture from the early 18th to 19th centuries.

Antique Lock Repair FAQs

Why should I have my antique locks repaired and restored?
Antique locks are a collectors item. Maintaining original fittings and fixtures, such as antique locks, with repair and restoration helps to maintain the value of a piece of antique furniture.
What types of antique locks are you able to repair?
If you have an old lock which is broken, we may be able to successfully repair it. We can repair the locks on many different types of antique furniture, such as old desks, cabinets and draws. We can also repair the locks on antique doors and vintage padlocks.
Do you supply keys for antique locks?
If you need a key for an antique lock, we can help. We supply a range of kidney bow keys which can be supplied blank or drilled with a 3/32 pilot hole.

To discuss antique lock repair and restoration or any other aspect of an item of furniture that you might wish to bring back to its full glory please do not hesitate to contact me. All restoration work is done entirely by hand using traditional techniques.

Call 01608 658856 or click the button below to make an enquiry.

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