Twin brothers Dick and
Bob Fuller opened their furniture restoration business in 1976.
Soon, however, they had built such a large inventory of architectural
salvage that they expanded to include the sale of these pieces.
Twenty years ago, many
of the architectural pieces that are now being recycled and sold
at Crossland Studio went to the landfill when a building was demolished.
The Fullers have established themselves as the Carolinas' leading
salvager of a mix of leaded beveled and stained-glass windows, doors
and door hardware, mantel pieces, columns, light fixtures, including
street lights, armoire facades, corbels, back bars, terra cotta,
gates and window guards.
There is an
eclectic mix in their 15,000 square-foot showroom, complete with
a 5,000 square-foot commercial restoration shop in the back.
to sales and restoration, they also rent their pieces for props,
and photography stills.
pieces have been sold, Crossland can convert old pieces into new
uses. Let your mind wander while looking, and ideas will abound,
such as newel posts for table legs
or fern stands, window guards or gates for headboards, mantels or
armoire doors for headboards, corbels for shelf or mantel supports,
and windows made into mirrors
sells its pieces across the United States, although most of its
inventory comes from the East Coast.
Located in Dilworth’s
historic South End on the trolley line in Charlotte, Crossland currently
employs nine staff members who strip, refinish, repair, and French
polish either studio inventory or pieces customers bring to them.
The craftspeople of Crossland Studio are experts in restoration,
and the Fuller brothers are knowledgeable in antique sales.
Dick and Bob
Fuller, Owners since 1976
Dealers of Architectural Antiques and Furniture
Come and visit
the 15,000 square foot showroom in Charlotte's Historic South End
on the trolley line.
Zippercut Beveled Glass circa - 1880
of Doors and Leaded Glass
cotta Cherub Riding Serpent Circa 1890