Famous Restorations Gallery
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In addition to furniture Artisans performs conservation work on homes, military relics, and other antique pieces. The knowledge required to restore a fine piece of furniture or create a hand made tool also applies to restoring firearms, swords, and leather. We will provide consulting services, hands-on support and instruction, as well as full restoration services.
The Battleship NJ (BB62) - Ship's Wheels
The deck excluded, there's not a lot of wood on an Iowa class battleship, Artisans recently completed a basic cleaning and restoration on the Battleship NJ's wheels. Click Here to see the work on this restoration.
The USS New Jersey completed her Final Voyage home from Bremerton, Washington to the former Philadelphia Naval Ship Yard, arriving there appropriately enough, on Veteran's Day 1999. The Navy's decision to permanently berth the Battleship in Camden was announced on January 20, 2000.
The Battleship New Jersey, our Nation's most decorated battleship, is now a floating museum on the Delaware River, along the Camden Waterfront across from Center City Philadelphia.
History comes to life as visitors experience a two-hour guided tour through the Iowa-class ship, one of the largest battleships ever built. .
Monmouth Battlefield State Park Cannon
The first cannon in the Monmouth Battlefield State Park Museum, this reproduction French four-pounder was donated through the Friends of Monmouth in dire need of attention. Artisans provided services to reproduce a new cannon trail section to replace the existing rotted piece. More...
USS Olympia Naval Highboy
Perhaps one of the most famous restoration project completed by Stan Saperstein is USS Olympia Naval Highboy, the symbol of this famous warship serving our Navy from her commission in 1895 through 1957.
She was decommissioned and returned to her 1898 state to reside in the Philadelphia as the sole surviving ship from the U.S. Navy's Spanish-American War fleet. More...
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