Driscoll Antiques, Restoration & Design
8500 Oak St., (504) 866-7795; www.driscollantiques.com
The antique furniture restoration business also offers design consultations for everything from historic homes to new constructions. Restoration services include hand-rubbed finishes, French polishing, reconditioning, gilding, hardware repair, veneer and carving repairs, upholstery and finding missing components for restoration. The business uses methods of 18th- and 19th-century craftsmen.