Summit resident Eebie Zobitz proudly displays her grandfather’s high chair that has held at least four generations. After it was restored by the SAGE Furniture Restoration Workshop recently, the high chair looks new despite being more than 100 years old; it was used by Eebie’s grandfather, possibly his parents, Eebie’s parents, herself, and Eebie’s children. Her grandfather, Warren Starrett, born in 1912, is pictured as a baby.

grandfather as baby

The SAGE Furniture Restoration Workshop, located in the lower level of SAGE Eldercare, 290 Broad Street, Summit, has been expertly repairing and restoring items since 1961. Volunteer artisans repair, re-glue, refinish, work with caning and rushing, and consider any wood item or furniture repair. Pricing is competitive and proceeds benefit SAGE Eldercare, a non-profit organization that is a leading provider of programs and services to meet the changing needs of older adults, their families, and caregivers throughout Union, Essex, Morris, and Somerset Counties. For more information about SAGE, please call 908.273.5550 or visit www.sageeldercare.org. The SAGE Furniture Restoration Workshop is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 – 11:30 am, and can be reached at 908.598.5531.

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