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RH Conservation Engineering

Booth 49
Flinders, Australia
Robin HODGSON Trained originally as a cabinet maker, upon early completion of an apprenticeship, travelled to London, studied for 6 years, initially furniture design but after 2 months changing stream to conservation. This was at the London College of Furniture, Victoria and Albert Museum, City & Guilds Art School and the Study Centre. Returned to Australia in 1986 and established a furniture and wooden object conservation practise. Robin works Australia-wide and internationally as a conservator and in the parallel business RH Conservation Engineering designing and manufacturing specialist conservation equipment. Robin has developed advanced skills in manufacture including electronics, tool making, fabrication in stainless steel, aluminium and composite plastics including custom formulation of epoxies. Robin has held within the AICCM, the positions of national treasurer 2003-4, 2009-now, Victorian chairman (1988-1991). Robin is a keen traveller, cook and gardener.