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Tarrytown Woodworks - Furniture Restoration in Tarrytown
 
About Eric Clingen
 
Eric Clingen graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1978 with a B.A. in Anthropology.
 
After working in furniture building and restoration in Philadelphia, he joined the U.S. Forest Service in California to work in his academic field of Archaeology. As a professional archaeologiest, he also worked for the University of California at Santa Barbara, and the National Park Service in Boston and Cape Cod. At South Street Seaport in New York City, he excavated a buried 200 foot ship that had been scuttled for landfill in 1730. There he met his wife to be, Kerry, 20 feet underground.
 
In 1984 he joined the National Trust for Historic Preservation at the Lyndhurst Estate in Tarrytown, N.Y. and restored several important historic buildings, from Gracie Mansion to Frederic Law Omsted's gazebos in Central Park.
 
After starting a family, he established his restoration studio in 1985, where he has since restored several thousand antique and vintage pieces.
 
Eric invites you to contact him with questions about repairing your treasured antiques or wooden art objects.
 
Specializing in the Repair & Restoration of 
Antique & Vintage Furniture
Eric Clingen * Restoration Craftsman
 
Eric Clingen in his workshop for antique restoration
The furniture restoration and reproduction studio of Tarrytown Woodworks was established in 1985 to preserve the art of traditional woodworking. 
 
Expert craftsman Eric Clingen uses time honored tools and techniques to skillfully restore a full range of antique pieces and family heirlooms.
 
Eric specializes in the repair and restoration of antique and vintage furniture, including
 
Structural and joinery repairs
Carving and turning
Veneer work
Finish restoration
French polishing
Pieces restored in Eric's studio can be seen in historic restorations like Lyndhurst, as well as homes throughout Westchester County and the New York metropolitan area.
 
Read about Tarrytown Woodwork's antique furniture repair business in the Tarrytown Patch
 
6 South Washington Street * Tarrytown, New York 10591 
Studio: (914) 332-4189
Email us: ericclingen@optonline.net
 
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Tarrytown Woodworks
6 South Washington Street * Tarrytown, New York 10591 
Studio: (914) 332-4189
Email us: ericclingen@optonline.net
About Eric Clingen
 
Structural and Joinery Repairs 
Carving, Turning and Mouldings 
 
Finish and Veneer Restoration 
 
Contact Eric
Specializing in the Repair & Restoration of 
Antique & Vintage Furniture
Eric Clingen * Restoration Craftsman
 
Finish restoration and French Polishing
table after being refinished
Veneer work
 
The newel post of this banister received a new veneer which was painstakingly finished to a lustrous glow.
 
French Polishing and Finish restoration
 
table before being refinishedtable after being refinished
 
This eighteenth century mahogany tilt top table was restored with traditional French polishing techniques.
 
 
French PolishingFrench Polishing
This Empire card table now reveals its spectacular flame grain mahogany veneer.
 
P.S. For some interesting articles by a 90 year old guy who was in the furniture business for half a century, take a look at Grandpa Mikee's website
 
6 South Washington Street * Tarrytown, New York 10591 
Studio: (914) 332-4189
Email us: ericclingen@optonline.net
 
 
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