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Paper Conservator

Postby Roboframer » Sun Feb 08, 2009 5:21 pm

Good paper conservators are hard to find, well, in my experience they have been, with emphasis on 'good'. Far harder than frame and oil painting restorers.

I highly recommend this guy - based in Chandlers Ford. He comes at least this far East so I assume he'll go the same distance West & North - poss further - depends how many places he does work for within what distance.

Anyway, he's not too far from quite a few members.
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Re: Paper Conservator

Postby barefaced framer » Mon May 11, 2009 9:05 pm

Our gallery has been using him since before I started-over 10 years ago now - And I second your recommendation highly :D.

btw Chandler's Ford is in Hampshire for those not in the know.
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Re: Paper Conservator

Postby Roboframer » Mon May 11, 2009 10:48 pm

I'd add - he's a really nice guy too.
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Re: Paper Conservator

Postby Not your average framer » Mon May 11, 2009 11:49 pm

There used to be a fantastic art restorer down here in Devon, if you could afford him! He was intenationally famous and had a great reputation for his work and some very good restorers have been trained by him too!

Someone I used to work with was one of his staff, everyone thought very highly of him. His work was fantastic, but........

http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P2-14579847.html
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Re: Paper Conservator

Postby Roboframer » Tue May 12, 2009 12:26 am

Not your average framer wrote:everyone thought very highly of him. His work was fantastic, but........


He was a crook!
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Re: Paper Conservator

Postby Steve N » Wed Nov 25, 2009 9:19 am

I always use this guy ( have been for 20 years) Andrew Wheeler http://www.fine-art-on-paper-restoration.co.uk/ he is based in Bristol. He was trained by his father, T.K.Wheeler.(Family have been picture restorers since around 1895).

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Re: Paper Conservator

Postby John » Wed Nov 25, 2009 10:42 am

To make them easier to find, perhaps we could encourage our conservators to place an entry in the trade directory: http://framersdirectory.com/
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Re: Paper Conservator

Postby iantheframer » Wed Nov 25, 2009 12:31 pm

I agree that a personal recommendation is always best. As an alternative anybody looking for a conservator in ANY discipline should start with the conservation register

http://www.icon.org.uk/
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