Restoring greatness: McDonald and Hartshorne

Do you have a treasured piece of furniture you’d love to restore, but are unsure where to begin? Calling McDonald and Hartshorne Upholstery for a free, no-obligation quote is the best place to start.


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The Christchurch-based re-upholsterers have more than 100 years combined industry experience, specialising in household furniture, re-upholstery, refurbishment, commercial jobs and insurance work.

Founded by Steve McDonald and Keith Hartshorne in 2004, the craftsmen are experts at both traditional and contemporary furniture repair and restoration techniques.

All woodwork restoration is completed by Seaton’s French Polishing.

The free quote can be discussed through email or with an onsite visit. Here, the McDonald and Hartshorne Upholstery team can bring with them the latest fabrics, a selection of vinyl, and leather samples from leading New Zealand tanneries, to help clients select the perfect covering style to match the piece’s new environment.

So, whether you have a project such as a family heirloom to return to its original glory, or smaller furniture repair jobs like seat and back supports or broken seat springs, give them a call today.

For more information, and to arrange your free quote, call 03 3717 500 or email


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