Recycled Furniture

Are you considering recycling your wooden furniture to restore it to its original condition?

Perhaps, you have unique furniture you want to recycle into a bespoke piece, or, maybe you’re looking to purchase recycled timber furniture that has already been, or can be restored. We can help with both.

Glen Sheldon French Polishing specialise in all aspects of furniture recycling including French Polishing, Spray Finishing & Polyurethane Coatings, Re-Upholstering and more.

Call us today to discuss your specific requirements. Our friendly team can help give obligation-free advice

Why Choose Us For Recycled Furniture Sydney

Glen Sheldon French Polishing is regarded as Sydney’s premier upcycling furniture service. With a long history dating back to 1998 when founder, Glen Sheldon, started applying his trade. His unique skills, attention to detail, and hard work have been instrumental in our continual success, resulting in the company becoming a household name in Sydney.

We understand and respect that every piece of furniture that we work on – particularly, antique restoration – has an immense financial as well as sentimental value for the owners. We take every possible measure to retain as much of the original item as we can.

We help our clients with all aspects of the job, whether it is recycling your own pieces or if you are looking for recycled timber furniture online.

From humble beginnings, Glen Shelden French Polishing now has a team of professionals who have extensive working within the recycled timber furniture sector.

Benefits of Upcycling Furniture

  • Better for the environment – upcycled furniture is sustainable furniture. Reduce landfill. Upcycling furniture is an eco-friendly alternative to reduce our furniture waste and minimise our carbon footprint.
  • Save money – upcycling furniture can save you a lot of money compared to buying an item of new furniture.
  • Supports small & local business – recycling furniture helps to support local business and industry.
  • Fosters creativity – Designing a bespoke piece of furniture to upcycle, saving it from the waste pile, requires a create deal of creativity. The result is usually something our clients are genuinely proud to take home.

Check out our before and after photos in our photo gallery or call us today for a free appraisal.

Through upcycled furniture, our customers are able to get the most value and use through the years from furniture pieces. Instead of the core material and the entire item being discarded, they become useful again whether for decoration or for something people can directly benefit from.

Because the furniture is now useful again, there will be less waste that will end up in the landfill. In addition, there will be less pressure to extract raw materials from the environment whether for the assembly of the furniture piece or for its packaging and delivery. This can directly help our forests to recover and even remove the incentive for cutting trees in the first place.

With this approach about maximising value and use, we also actually benefit from the upcycling of furniture. With the craftsmen’s creativity plus your commitment to sustainability, it will always be easy to transform the old furniture into something new and functional again. This is especially the case with antique pieces that hold huge sentimental and financial value. It’s almost impossible to let them go and actually it is wasteful to let the valuable material end up in the landfill or incinerator. With upcycling and application of human creativity and ingenuity though, that asset can be transformed to something that’s even more valuable and useful.

This is like giving another decade or more to the usefulness of the piece. Moreover, our craftsmen can make it bespoke for your requirements and preference. You will feel proud both to have a bespoke furniture piece and being aware about reducing environmental impact. Yes, it’s possible to achieve both economic and environmental goals through creativity and the dedication of craftsmen and customers. This is a practical way of creating value that lasts because we’re not taking more from nature but actually we’re trying to save it. When something becomes useful again, we benefit both ourselves and the environment.