Welcome to Garden State Finishing and Refinishing, a renowned company dedicated to the care and restoration of fine furniture. With over four decades of experience, our founder, John Wester, has established himself as a prominent figure in the world of woodworking and furniture restoration. John’s journey began with a prestigious apprenticeship under the guidance of Frank Klausz, a renowned artisan at Frank’s Cabinet Shop in Pluckemin, NJ.

During his time at Frank’s Cabinet Shop, John honed his skills and acquired invaluable knowledge from one of the industry’s premier craftsmen. Frank Klausz’s expertise in woodworking classes, videos, and lectures laid the foundation for John’s passion and commitment to the artistry of furniture restoration. Inspired by his mentor, John spent several years working alongside Frank, perfecting his craft and immersing himself in the intricacies of fine furniture.

With a wealth of experience and expertise under his belt, John embarked on a new endeavor, founding Garden State Finishing and Refinishing. Since its inception, our company has been devoted to breathing new life into worn-out or damaged furniture, transforming them into exquisite pieces that once again radiate timeless beauty. John’s dedication to craftsmanship and his unwavering commitment to excellence have made Garden State Finishing and Refinishing a trusted name in the industry.

TakING THE time to make things that last

We take pride in our ability to marry the traditional craftsmanship passed down through generations with modern restoration techniques, ensuring that the integrity and authenticity of each piece are preserved. With our comprehensive range of services, we cater to both residential and commercial clients, offering personalized solutions that exceed expectations. From the initial consultation to the final touches, our team is dedicated to delivering exceptional results that reflect our passion for the art of furniture restoration.

At Garden State Finishing and Refinishing, we invite you to entrust us with your most treasured pieces. Allow us to unleash their hidden potential and revive their inherent beauty, making them a source of pride and admiration for generations to come. Experience the impeccable craftsmanship and attention to detail that have made us a leader in the industry. Contact us today and let us embark on a transformative journey with your furniture.