Experts in Furniture Repair and Restoration in Melbourne

Furniture Restoration,
Alteration & Repair Shop

Dealing in Design specialises in the repair and restoration of furnishings and interiors to increase its appeal while preserving its integrity. We are an established company for furniture restoration in Melbourne and have a highly skilled team of craftsmen eager to solve all types of restorations. If you arelooking for experienced and renowned furniture restorers in Melbourne, we are here to help you every step of the way. We utilise both traditional and modern techniques to achieve your desired outcome, our restoration and repairs are of the finest quality.

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Restoration, Design or Fabrication

Flawless Restoration Service

If you have a piece of furniture has been damaged, you can count on us for a flawless restoration service.

Repair Shop

Give Your Furniture a New Lease on Life

Do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We will be happy and enthusiastic to help you. Our workshop is located Rear 404 Burke Road Camberwell, Melbourne.

0432 629 561
John Bucknell
John B.
Fantastic repair completed on broken leg of sideboard.Communication during whole process was excellent.Work completed quickly and in line with quoted plan
Food and Drinks at Northside Boulders
Food and Drinks at Northside B.
Had my loose coffee table legs repaired. Jamie was super easy to deal with, quick turnaround and the table looked even better with a fresh lick of oil he generously applied. Definitely recommend.
stuart neil
stuart N.
Talented, friendly and reasonably priced.I had a tricky fix to a curved handle of some very expensive mid century furniture. Jamie and the team crafted a new piece, matched the stain precisely and treated the leather at their own expense. You could never tell it had been fixed; absolutely perfect.Highly recommend. We need more places like this! 5 star!read more
Shirley Begley
Shirley B.
'Dealing in Design' have just restored our 1960's dining table, absolutely beautifully. We're very impressed with their skilled work, expertise and care.
Kathy Farkas
Kathy F.
I highly recommend Dealing in Design for furniture restoration. They were extremely professional. Clear about time frames and price range. But most importantly the work they did was amazing. My damaged vintage coffee table was been restored to new again and looks more
Justin Przy
Justin P.
I received great service from the company providing great communication and understanding of the task. Super talented wizards doing their jobs that they obviously admire. Bunch of good looking dudes there too.
Helen Haythorpe
Helen H.
Jamie and his team took a much loved piece of our family’s history and restored it so it can continue to be used for a few more generations! I would highly recommend this company!
Sigal Jacobson
Sigal J.
I couldn’t be more happy with the detailed work that was done on our table by the guys at Dealing by design. It is obvious they love what they do. I highly recommend. Also, they are very nice to deal with and attended to all of my more
Beth T
Beth T
Jamie helped me restore my dads pressed back rocking chair, and was really down to earth, approachable, and gave wonderful advice on cleaning up the surface. Highly recommend!! I will be back!!
Before & After

Selected Works

About Jamie Neville-Young

For ten years I have designed, produced and restored decorative and applied arts spanning 200 years of Design.

Jamie Neville-Young is an Antique, Decorative Arts and Modern Design Restorer located in Burke Road Camberwell, Melbourne Australia. For over Twelve Years Jamie has worked in conjunction with Melbourne’s foremost Interior Designers, Design Dealers, Fine Art Collectors, Auction Houses, Artist and countless private clients. Dealing in Design is a complete restoration service, specialising in the restoration of the rarer examples of European and Australian design.

Although Jamie began his career in Fine Antique French and English interiors he has developed a growing love of Post War, Mid Century and Modern Design. It is this vast experience in styles and eras that has made Jamie proficient in the traditional methods of restoration and a renowned specialist in Modern Finishes and Alterations. Jamie is at the forefront of Modern Restorations Techniques in Australia and is an authority when it comes to high end, difficult and sensitive restorations.

I love decorative arts and great design from any era, thats why I created the Dealing in Design Podcast.


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Plaster Bust Repair

Here is a short little clip of Jamie from Dealing in Design repairing a damaged Plaster Bust. Press Play!

Italian Urn Repairs

Super quick little snippet of Jamie repair Two Large Italian Porcelain Urns.

Restoration Tip

Here Jamie from Dealing in Design shows one of his favourite techniques for repairing joint loose joints. This method is very useful when you are unable to completely release the joins because of ornate plaster and an original gilded finish. Enjoy.

Do you have an antique piece of furniture that looks dull?

We are extremely passionate about what we do and have succeeded in building a flawless reputation for the quality of our restoration service. We emphasize every detail and provide a complete range of services to ensure that every item we deal with exceeds your expectations. We provide services both for domestic and commercial clients, we can bring your furniture back to its former glory. We also specialise in alterations, where we work with our clients in order to achieve the desired outcome and give your piece of furniture a whole new life.

We Are A Name You Can Trust

We Are A Name You Can Trust

If you have a piece of furniture has been damaged, you can count on us for a flawless restoration service. We have years of experience and have successfully restored complex and intricate pieces, we have achieved great outcomes on all  kinds of varying styles and eras of furniture. Restoration can a variable option for your aging furniture, in many cases opting to restore rather than purchase new has many benefits. Older items often have an interesting story and history. Purchasing new items can be quite daunting, when restoring you don’t have to worry about changing dimensions, materials and colour etc.  With our expertise and know-how, we have the skills to offer unrivalled restoration services in Melbourne and we can usually have your item restored and returned with two-three weeks. We thoroughly inspect your furniture, offer our advice, but we also listen to your concerns and considerations so we can achieve the outcome you are looking for. We value your pieces of furniture and value your restoration considerations. We pride ourselves on our customer service and the importance of including and updating our clients in the restoration process. If you are interested in returning a piece of your furniture back to its best, feel free to get in touch with our team.

Why Choose Our Service For Furniture Restoration in Melbourne?

Why Choose Our Service For Furniture Restoration in Melbourne?

Wondering what makes us the right choice for furniture repair and restoration?

We have a dedicated team and we have been restoring furniture for over 15 years. Through extended study and experience has we have attained a rich knowledge of ancient, traditional, and modern techniques. With this knowledge we are able masterly delineate the best treatment to achieve the appropriate and desired outcome for each individual piece of furniture. We strive to preserve the originality and integrity of each piece of furniture whilst providing the highest quality expert restoration, and ultimately an impressive finish. 

Whether your furniture has a faded or damaged surface, we can restore and transform it for you. We provide a complete restoration service, repairing your items structurally and aesthetically. When restoring a piece of furniture, we always start with repairing the structure. Starting the process by repairing loose or broken joints, we have extensive skills in hand made timber joints, welding and brazing. We are able to completely rebuild damaged and degraded joints or components. We can expertly identify timbers, then we select from our extensive range of local and imported timbers to produce seamless repairs.  We are able to identically recreate components and joints, whether the pieces are shaped, turned or laminated. Once the piece of furniture is structurally sound, we move on to the aesthetics. We take great pride in the look, feel and overall aesthetic of your furniture. We strive to achieve an outstanding finished product, and we believe that the final steps of the restoration process are paramount. We can often preserve the original finish by gently working it back and completing a process of over polishing. However some items require that we completely strip, sand, repair and apply  a new finish. We can customise a service  and a finish to suit any application. Whether  you want the item restored traditionally or completely altered to serve a different function/look we are happy to work with you and challenge ourselves. We do it all, be it a beautiful traditional French Polish, a hard wearing lacquer finsh or a modern, minimal natural oil.

With our service, you have the following benefits

With our service, you have the following benefits:

· We are a highly experienced and competent team

· We provide a complete range of restoration services

· We customise a service to suit your desired outcome and budget whilst maintaining impeccable attention to detail

· We specialise in preserving the integrity of your antique pieces

· We are competitively price and we customise our service to suit all budgets

· We are renowned for our specialised knowledge and skills in fine furniture restoration

· We are highly recommended amongst Collectors, Auction Houses, Design Dealers , Interior Designers and have many five star reviews from our ever growing Private Client.

Based on the extent of the damage, we will explain and suggest the best restoration technique. Your satisfaction is of upmost important to us and we will always keep you informed about the restoration service. We are happy provide samples colours and finishes to help inform you of the process. We often produce drawings to explain repairs, we send photo updates and we are more than happy to organise times for clients to drop in so you can see the progress of your furniture.