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Preserving the value of furniture in homes and offices for over 20 years. Family owned and operated. Warranty - Each of our jobs is warranted for one year against defects in material or workmanship. The only way we know how to complete a project is by using top quality materials and expert workmanship. With this combination, we've seen our business grow steadily over the past twenty years.

Daily clean up Whether we're at your home or office we clean the work area daily. We keep our work areas safe, organized, and tidy. We're also careful to protect nearby areas on site from any possible damage. All finishes and products we use are environmentally safe. Best quality refinishing practices, state-of-the-art equipment Our tools and equipment are updated continually, so we can combine state-of-the-art techniques with our old world craftsmanship. Whether we are working on a brand new piece with a high tech finish or a 150 year old antique, we use the best quality restoration practices and equipment to enhance the value of your furniture, home and office.

Customer satisfaction When you call our list of references, be sure to ask about the quality of our workmanship and materials and our on time completion record. We are proud that you can ask any of our customers about us.

Services Offered:
  • Furniture Repair

  • Furniture Upholstery

  • Chair Gluing

  • Firer Damage Restoration

  • Smoker Damage Restoration

  • Water Damage Restoration

  • Transit & Moving Damage

  • Transit & Moving Damage

  • Silver & Brass Polishing

  • Piano Finishing

  • Antique Restoration

  • On Site Repairs &
    Spot Touch-up

  • Gold Leafing

  • Veneering

  • Furniture Stripping

  • Replacement Parts

  • Color Matching

  • Custom Finishes

  • Kitchen Refinishing

  • Insurance Claims

  • Architectural Finishes

  • Furniture Refinishing

  • Curved Glass Replacement

  • Antique Clock Repair

  • Hand Carving

  • Hand Caning, Rush, Reed,
    Danish Cord Seatweaving

  • Leather Repair

  • Upholstery Cleaning

  • Antique Conservation

  • Antique Preservation

  • Repair Floors

  • Mirror Re-silvering

  • Fine Art Restoration

  • Marble Repair

  • Property Damage

  • Custom Made Furniture

  • Reproduction Furniture

  • Antique Trunk Restoration

  • Antique Radios

  • Water Gilding

  • Wicker Restoration

  • Antique Firearms

J C Wood - Reputation for quality.

For over twenty years, J C Wood has specialized in wood refinishing for consumers and businesses throughout the Chicago metropolitan area. The company has completed thousands of jobs that include all types of furniture and woodwork. Each job is handled with the utmost care by talented, uniformed professionals, using refinishing techniques that have been handed down from generation to generation. Many antique dealers, collectors, and museums have entrusted their valuable pieces to JC Wood for restoration. Hundreds of designers, architects, and contractors also rely on JC Wood for custom wood finishing and upholstery.

Warranty and performance guarantees.

JC Wood guarantees all work and uses only top quality materials from companies that stand behind their products. Some of the largest furniture manufacturers, retailers, and insurance companies in the United States trust us to complete their warranty work, because we do it right the first time.

Technical expertise and knowledge.

Our skilled technicians handle all types of finishing and refinishing projects. We offer a complete range of finishes, from hand wax to catalyzed lacquers. We can provide, design, and recommend custom finishes for your projects. Major insurance companies commission JC Wood to restore furniture and woodwork that has been damaged by fire or water.

Reputation for service.

We have an extensive list of references that can attest to our reputation for top quality and excellent service. From initial quoting to project completion, we are careful to let you know our progress at every step of the project. If there's ever a problem, it's important to us that we solve it immediately.

Contact Information:

Professional Restorer, Owner:
Jim Sutter

J C Wood Finishing
918 S Westwood Ave.
Addison, IL 60068

8:00am to 3:30pm Monday through Friday

Voice: 630-628-6161
Fax: 630-628-9523

Web Site: Email:

Service Area:

Chicago and suburbs

Current, Past Affiliations and Memberships:
Architectural Woodwork Institute - AWI
Architectural Wood Finishing Institute - AWFI
International Facility Management Association - IFMA
Claims Prevention and Procedure Council - CPPC
Better Business Bureau - BBB
Awards or Certifications:

Better Business Bureau Rated A+

J C Wood Finishing, Antique Restoration

Professional Restorers International
Charter Member Since 2009