Resident clockmaker Steve tackles an intricate Boulle-work clock that hasn't ticked for over 15 years. Soft toy restorers Julie and Amanda take on a jumbo-sized project in the shape of a threadbare, but much loved, wheeled elephant. And woodwork specialist Will get to grips with one of the Repair Shop's oldest ever assignments - a 300-year-old Georgian desk that is showing its age.
Art conservator Lucia Scalisi has to draw on all of her 30 years of experience to repair a much-loved landscape that has been left hanging together by a few threads of canvas after a house move mishap. Clockwork expert Steve Fletcher brings back many happy childhood memories as he gets a treasured clockwork toy car back on the road. And ceramics expert Kirsten Ramsay tackles a porcelain Chinese guard dog damaged after a run-in with a real canine interloper.
Resident antique photography expert Brenton West brings his expertise to bear on a camera that survived the First World War but hasn't taken a picture in over a hundred years, while leather expert Suzie adds a surprise touch that leaves the camera's owner Phil lost for words. Furniture restorer Will Kirk and horologist Steve Fletcher joins forces to get a 20th-century designer wooden screen back on its feet. And violin restorer John Dilworth works on a treasured instrument that spent World War II in Auschwitz concentration camp.
Resident clock maker Steve Fletcher tackles a pocket watch that has come all the way from Holland and which spent four years in a World War II Japanese internment camp, remaining undetected by being secretly sewn in to the hem of a dress. Metal worker Dominic Chinea and master cooper Alastair Simms get an ancient butter churn turning, and churning, once again. And leather expert Suzie Fletcher lovingly restores a trunk made by Louis Vuitton, which is showing the signs of the years it spent travelling the world with the owner's great grandfather.
Resident horologist Steve Fletcher and ceramics restorer Kirsten Ramsay turn their skills to fixing an art deco lamp in the shape of a lady, who is suffering from broken ankle after an unfortunate accident. Furniture restorer Will Kirk uncovers some hidden secrets while restoring a treasured wooden sea captain's chest so it can be passed onto a fourth generation of the same family. And stained glass expert Matthew Nickels completely overhauls a precious painted window which hasn't let in any light for many years.
Furniture restorer Will Kirk takes on a rickety, water-damaged rosewood table, but the extent of the damage leaves him with a tough decision to make. Resident clockmaker Steve Fletcher turns his hand to getting an antique French steamboat ship-shape again after it was found buried on a beach over fifty years ago. And after many hours of stitching and sewing, soft toy restorers Amanda Middleditch and Julie Tatchell reunite a much-loved but threadbare panda bear with its owner Jill, for whom the bear holds many cherished memories of her late father.
Clockmaker and former retained firefighter Steve Fletcher gets the chance to work on a toy replica of an early Dennis fire engine. But this is not an ordinary child's toy; this one-off piece was built by one of the mechanics at the real Dennis fire engine factory. Ceramics restoration expert Kirsten Ramsay pieces together a beautiful Japanese Imari bowl that has been smashed to bits, and reveals the gruesome purpose behind its design. And the whole Repair Shop team comes together to save a weathered piece of Dorset history - a unique village sign, made up of metal, wood and ceramic parts all originally created by craftspeople who lived in the village.
Resident horologist Steve Fletcher works on a clock that was fashioned from the propeller of a plane that crash-landed in France during World War I. Passed down through the injured pilot's family, Steve must get this piece of history working for future generations. Metal expert Dominic Chinea brings his skills to bear on a rusted and seized-up shoe-stretching machine, one of the few reminders of owner Maggie's parents and their shoe shop. And stained glass expert Matthew Nickels takes on a tricky challenge - restoring two badly damaged windows which were rescued from a Victorian variety theatre shortly before its demolition.
Today in the Repair Shop, Jay Blades and the team bring three treasured family heirlooms, and the memories they hold, back to life. Resident clockmaker Steve tackles an intricate Boulle-work clock that hasn't ticked for over 15 years. Soft toy restorers Julie and Amanda take on a jumbo-sized project in the shape of a threadbare, but much loved, wheeled elephant. And woodwork specialist Will get to grips with one of the Repair Shop's oldest ever assignments - a 300-year-old Georgian desk that is showing its age.
Blacksmith Matthew Boultwood takes on a piece of British military history - a ceremonial helmet from one of the oldest regiments in the army, the Life Guards. Furniture restorer Will Kirk tackles a small chest with big problems, which tests the full range of his wood-working skills and techniques, from turning and carving to reconstructing and repainting. And clock specialist Steven Fletcher joins forces with toy restorers Amanda Middleditch and Julie Tatchell to bring an extremely rare Victorian clockwork rabbit back to life.
Gramophone expert Tim Weeks tackles a portable Peter Pan gramophone that has seen better days. No longer able to spin records, will Tim be able to fix it so that it can play music once more? Upholsterer Sonnaz Nooranvary and carpenter William Kirk team up to mend a child's rocking chair. With a little care and attention the chair is mended, polished and re-covered and fit to sit in once more. Meanwhile, resident clock restorer Steven Fletcher turns his hand to mending a broken vintage cash register that has been in the owner's family business for generations.
Soft toy restorers Amanda Middleditch and Julie Tatchell take two well-worn teddy bears under their wing. Big Ted and Little Ted have spent nearly a lifetime together - their childhood owners, Jill and Edwin, met as teenagers, fell in love, married at 23 and spent the next 40 years together until Edwin's death four years ago. Now Amanda and Julie must restore the well-loved bears, to reverse the years of wear and preserve the happy memories of a lifetime of love. Meanwhile, metal expert Dominic Chinea works his magic restoring a rusting old Victorian lamp that has stood witness to many happy family events over the 50 years it has stood in owner Jeremy's garden.
Resident clock expert Steven Fletcher and woodwork specialist William Kirk work together to repair a broken barometer clock. With a clock, barometer and thermometer on one object, Steven has a lot of work ahead of him to get it looking like new again. Painting conservator Lucia Scalisi draws on her years of experience to restore a beautiful Caputo painting which has suffered a large tear. She expertly mends, cleans and retouches the painting in time to reunite it with its delighted owner. Meanwhile, bicycle expert Erik Van Bommel turns his hand to mending a battered childhood tricycle. The beautifully restored bike is excitedly unwrapped and ridden on once more by the owner's grandchildren.
Resident ceramic expert Kirsten Ramsay takes on a beautiful Majolica Vase, which has met with several accidents over the years - a lid broken into several pieces, damage from a falling painting and a decorative cherub that has been decapitated. Meanwhile, metal worker Dominic Chinea works on a secret project - the restoration of a pub sign for the last landlord of much-loved local that has been knocked down to make way for a bus station.
Gramophone expert Tim Weeks brings back many happy childhood memories when he repairs an early Edison model phonograph that has been silent for years. A treasured heirloom passed down from his aunt, the owner is delighted to hear it play music once more. Metal expert Brenton West restores a century-old silver mirror that has been passed down the female line of the owner's family. Replacing a broken corner of the mirror, he makes it fit for use for another hundred years. Meanwhile, leather expert Suzie Fletcher lovingly repairs a broken handle and restores the leather on a writing case formerly owned by pioneering locomotive engineer Robert Stephenson, a hero of the owner.