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There is Akers Metals & Refinishing in Houston, TX. Prices are really reasonable, and they provide excellent service. I had a 9" skillet polished for $28, and a 4.25 quart copper stewpot with lid polished for $65. Retinning is a little more, with polishing automatically thrown in, but it's not through-the-roof expensive. The copper skillet I had polished--the lining was fine--would have cost $55 for retinning.  Akers' turnaround time is great; there's no waiting for weeks...
This fall, I purchased my first Le Creuset Dutch/French oven and I couldn’t be happier with it. Initially, I had purchased a Ruff Hewn oval oven, which was a 7.5 qt oval casserole.   However, the lid was not quite oval (there was an indentation along the circumference of the lid). And after hearing how Chinese-manufactured ovens were notorious for shoddy workmanship, and learning that my oven was manufactured in China I returned the Ruff Hewn and soon bought the oven...
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