A Phoenix Art Woodworks

4.58 |76 Verified Ratings
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A Phoenix Art Woodworks

4.58 | 76 Verified Ratings
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500 Harvester Court Unit 7
Wheeling, IL 60090
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A Phoenix Art Woodworks

We'll work magic with your favorite damaged piece(s)

A Phoenix Art Woodworks, furniture repair and refinishing shop, an expert in all kind of restoration, providing quality work at affordable prices for over 20 years. We proudly serve residential and commercial clients, such as hotels, offices, designers, restaurants, golf clubs, antique shops, schools, contractors, and more throughout the Chicago metropolitan area. Our team of professional wood workers can transform all your treasured pieces from drab to dynamic, from shabby to sophisticated, and from faded to fresh. Pick up and delivery available for an additional charge. ***Please note: We do not repair recliners, mechanisms, or metal furniture. Also, we do not do welding, nor do we fabricate new furniture.


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Service Area

  • Palatine
  • Des Plaines
  • Arlington Heights
  • Barrington
  • Hoffman Estates
  • Northbrook
  • Skokie
  • Glenview
  • Highland Park
  • Prospect Heights
  • Morton Grove
  • Mundelein
  • Deerfield
  • Winnetka
  • Kenilworth
  • Buffalo Grove
  • Golf
  • Lincolnshire
  • Highwood
  • Wilmette
  • Mount Prospect
  • Lincolnwood
  • Lake Bluff
  • Fort Sheridan
  • Park Ridge
  • Libertyville
  • Lake Forest
  • Lake Zurich
  • Rolling Meadows
  • Glencoe
  • Vernon Hills
  • Niles
  • Wheeling
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Services Offered

Furniture Repair & Refinish
  • Furniture Refinish

Areas of Expertise

  • Expert In All Kind of Wood Repair, Restoration and Refinishing
  • Wood Furniture Repair and Restoration for Residential and Commercial Furniture
  • Wood Furniture Refinishing
  • We Don't Repair Recliners, Mechanisms,Metal Furniture. We Do Not Do Welding, Nor Do We Fabricate New Furniture.

Quick Facts

Business Hours
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
(Please call to confirm)
  • Warranty Description: 1 year
  • Warranty Offered
  • Free Estimates
  • Bilingual


In Business Since: 1985
Memberships & Affiliations
  • Honored Member of the Executive and Professional Registry at Covington Who's Who
  • Covington Who's Who recognizes Ilya Uster commitment to Excellence in Woodworking and selected Ilya Uster as an Honored Member of the Executive and Professional Registry
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Business Overview

Community Involvement

Wheeling Township also recognized Ilya Uster as a preferred service provider for senior citizens and handicapped people.

We are a full service Furniture Repair, Restoration and Refinishing Company proudly serving residential and commercial clients. We could work magic on damaged pieces, bring old or worn furniture back to life, and make it look brand new again.

How We Got Started

I chose to work in this industry because I truly enjoy what I do, it's one of the secrets to leading a successful, and more importantly, fulfilling career..

We started in this industry in 1985.

We describe our business as Family owned and operated

How we can help you with your furniture restoration project?

We willing to provide excellent customer service and handle all types of projects with care.


A Phoenix Art Woodworks

My Work
10 Projects
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5.0   |  
Review by in Deerfield, IL
Ilya, he did super good job ! look like brand new . He was professional and pleasant . I will come back to him with my other projects.
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Review by in Arlington Heights, IL
Great work. Completely professional. Highly recommended.
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Review by in Glenview, IL
He would not take a credit card. He did not put any sealant on the table and after a short time it is getting tacky again. I was told to use a soft cloth to clean it. This is a kitchen table where people eat!! i would think they would know a little more than that is needed. This table was re-finished before and lasted well for over 3 years. I would not recommend him
Response by A Phoenix Art Woodworks: Dear Sheila! First of all, you know that I haven't accepted credit cards, and it was up to you use my services, or go with a different service provider who takes credit cards payments. My company provides quality services at affordable prices, we have many happy clients. I don't know what did you do with your table in your home, probably you didn't take proper care of it. After refinishing your table was in perfect condition and looks beautiful. As you are stating that this table was re-finished before and lasted well for 3 years, it's not much at all, it should stay at least for 10 years. Seems like you really abuse your kitchen table.
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Review by in Mundelein, IL
Top quality work on refinishing my 46" Canadel kitchen set & leaf. Ilya stripped all existing paint and stain, refinished and stained the top of the table, 4 chair seats and table leaf then painted what was remaining. Even repaired one of the seats that my husband had done a very poor job of gluing. They matched the color samples I provided. The price for the quality of the work was what I expected and would have had to pay at least $1200 additional if I had bought a new set (and wait 2 months). He came to my house the same day for an estimate and gave me written estimate that day. Free pickup and delivery of furniture and it was completed in 2 weeks instead of the 3 weeks he had promised. Upon delivery the chair backs were carefully wrapped for protection along with the tabletop. Everything was unwrapped and setup for me. I am so happy with his work and highly recommend him.
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Review by in Libertyville, IL
Llah was professional, and very considerate. faboulous care and detail on my furrniture
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3.0   |  
Review by in Buffalo Grove, IL
Response by A Phoenix Art Woodworks: Dear Laurie! My company provides quality services at affordable prices. I provide you free estimate, free pick up & delivery. We don't have hidden charges, you knew the cost, were agree, and it was your decision... I provide Furniture Repair and Restoration Services to customers who need someone with the knowledge, experience and quality. Respectfully, I am not looking to sell the cheapest price possible, but I try to work with customers budget and communicate closely to discuss all available options in order to bring the best result. You got a great service and the best price as possible.
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Review by in Glenview Nas, IL
Ilya provides great service. We had him repair and refinish a roll top desk which came out great!! He also repaired our dining room chairs and they are now better than when new. We are very happy with A Phoenix Art Woodworks and highly recommend them. Howard K
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Review by in Lincolnshire, IL
I had Ilya re-finish my 45 year old walnut pedestal table and six chairs. He did an outstanding job and made this table look brand new. He did the work within budget and on time. I would highly recommend him.
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Review by in Lake Bluff, IL
Project: Repair Cabinets
Effortless- he showed up, great workmanship, cleaned up. All done within a week!
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4.0   |  
Review by in Des Plaines, IL
vrery good
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