Furniture Restoration.

Central Conservation Studios in Berlin

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ZRW Berlin

About our studios

Historical furniture, antiques or heirlooms are unique witnesses of history. As conservators/restorers with passion, we want to preserve those pieces for posterity and apply our extensive knowledge of materials, historical techniques, and style periods. As the Zentrale Restaurierungswerkstatt Berlin (Central Conservation Studios in Berlin), we belong to a network of conservators/restorers and workshops from various disciplines throughout Europe.

Our certified conservators/restorers dedicate themselves to each object in need of restoration with attention to detail, expert knowledge, and craftsmanship. No matter whether it is an antique, a modern wooden object, or furniture: In our well-equipped workshop, we perform wood and furniture conservations to the highest standards and in compliance with the Charter of Venice.

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Our clients

private & institutional

Wood & furniture conservation

for individual clients:

  • PRIVATE INDIVIDUALS
  • carpentry
  • upholstery
  • architects
  • interior architects
  • furniture designers
  • interior designers
  • furniture dealers
  • art dealer
  • art collectors
  • auctioning
  • antiquities dealer
  • artists

Wood & furniture conservation

for institutional clients:

  • museums
  • insurances
  • galleries
  • institutes
  • churches
  • public construction authority
  • office for historical landmarks
  • administration of publicly owned castles

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Our services

Wood & furniture conservation

Would you like to have a cherished piece of furniture refurbished or the gilding refreshed? Do you need experts to appraise and estimate a valuable chair or cabinet? With us, you get the full range of services for the restoration and conservation of furniture, wooden objects, and used wood - from fixing defects to the conservation concept.

References

what our customers say about ZRW Berlin

Precise

Philipp is a quick and concentrated worker, with a good working knowledge of conservation techniques and materials. His objekts were always finished on time. His documentation is thorough, clear and well photographed.

Head Conservator Albert Neher: Furniture Conservation Studio – Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A)

Our history

the Restaurierungswerkstatt ZRW Berlin

The ZRW - Zentrale Restaurierungswerkstatt Berlin - is specialized in the conservation & restoration of historical and modern furniture, wooden objects, and elements. In addition, the Preventive Conservation of art and cultural assets is part of our range of services. Based in Berlin-Wedding, we are happy to provide advice and assistance to individual and institutional clients in all matters concerning wood and furniture conservation and restoration in Berlin & Brandenburg.

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  • Certified conservator & carpenter
  • Artistic sensitivity
  • Versed material science knowledge

Historical

we know what to do

Our guide

As conservators/restorers, we face recurring questions concerning the proper care or the optimal environmental conditions for historic furniture and wooden objects. In our guidebook, you will be provided with answers to these and other questions and receive valuable background information.

Things to know before your planned wood or furniture conservation

The success guide for potential clients

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  • Access a guide that explains how to plan the desired wood or furniture conservation.
  • What needs to be considered when choosing a professional conservation studio
  • Save money and time by preventing an over-restoration.
  • Find out what matters in a wood or furniture conservation.
  • Learn which common mistakes to avoid

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Our open ear

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Would you like to preserve or restore an antique piece of furniture or have the authenticity of a wooden object or cultural asset appraised? Do you need support with the professional transport of valuable objects? We are at your disposal as knowledgeable certified restorers of the Zentrale Restaurierungswerkstatt in Berlin and Brandenburg.

Book an appointment with us, and you will receive a detailed offer with a fixed price within two days!

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Conservation studios:

Schwedenstr. 14
13357 Berlin | Wedding

Philipp H. Westebbe

Certified conservator (Univ.)
Carpenter

Opening hours:

Mon to Fri 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m
Appointments by arrangement!

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About Philipp H. Westebbe

Your furniture conservator in Berlin & Brandenburg

Since becoming a certified conservator (Univ.) and carpenter, Philipp Westebbe has gained experience in specialized workshops for conservation and restoration throughout Europe. He has been following his passion for working with wooden objects and cultural assets professionally for over 25 years. He combines scientific and technical knowledge with artistic sensitivity. As founder and owner of the Zentrale Restaurierungswerkstatt Berlin (Central Conservation Studio in Berlin), he ensures that old and damaged objects come into competent hands and shine in new splendor after restoration.

Philipp H. Westebbe offers the following qualifications:

  • Certified conservator (Univ.)
  • Furniture restorer
  • Wood restorer
  • Conservation scientist
  • Carpenter
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