After years of a vase of flowers being on this tired Ebony Card Table it had created a bad water damaged surface in need of some restoration.  Some careful attention was needed before we started French polishing the surface, we first had to gently squeeze a hot glue under any blisters making sure they were flat and not damaging the surrounding veneer.  Once flat, may hours were spent building up a patina using a Shellac based French polished, the piece was finished off with a hard wax and returned to an extremely happy customer.