Shop Bio

Started with old furniture and antiques in late '60's. Expanded into cabinet work with raw wood kitchens and bookshelves in late '80's when working with designers and cabinet makers on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

Services Offered:
  • Kitchen Refinishing

  • Architectural Finishes

  • New Wood Finishing

  • Fire Damage Restoration

  • Smoker Damage Restoration

  • Water Damage Restoration

  • Transit Moving Damage

  • Color Matching

  • Custom Finishes

  • Insurance Claims

  • Furniture Upholstery

  • Leather & Vinyl Restoration

  • Ceramics, Stone & Glass Restoration

We offer stain and glaze, paint and glaze, rub-thrus, crackle, distressed, Old World Finishes and any type of coatings that are available except polyesters. We have over 35 years experience in applying stains and finishes.

Contact Information:

Professional Restorer, Owner:
William Gissendaner

Specialty Wood Finishes, Inc.
5143 Bellewood Ct. Suite B
Buford, GA 30518

7:30am-4:00pm Monday Through Friday

Voice: 770-312-7992
Fax: 770-904-7855

Web Site: Email:

Service Area:

Prefer work to be done in shop but will do on-site work where more practical in Metro Atlanta.

Current, Past Affiliations and Memberships:

Cherry Finished Kitchen Cabinets
Antique White Kitchen
Antique ebony finish on kitchen door
kitchen refinishing
built in shelving, custom finished
distressing with light finish

Specialty Wood Finishes, Inc., Refinishing

Professional Restorers International
Charter Member Since 2009