furniture restoration and finishing
Nicole Smith was trained in the fine art of finishing and antique restoration by her father, Richard Gatti, a renown San Francisco furniture maker and finisher with almost 60 years of experience. She began her career with Furniture by Gatti in 1990 and worked with many mediums that include lacquer, French polishing, oil finishes, and gold leaf.
Nicole started her own business in 2013, and her shop is located in San Rafael, California. She excels in antique restoration and repair, finishing architectural woodwork, cabinetry and furniture.
Nicole’s clients sing her praises as she transforms their damaged furniture into a beautifully restored treasures.