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  • Refurbishing a 1970’s Ottoman

    Sometimes you see an item on Freecycle and you just go for it, without a clear idea what you’ll do with it. So it was with this 1970’s style Ottom...
  • 4 Dining Chairs & a Nightmare

    Early December 2018 a friend of ours asked if we’d revarnish and upholster four dining chairs for her. This involved stripping off the old varnish ...
  • In Progress : ‘Gansey’ Styled Cushion

    There was an exhibition at the Sheringham Museum at the Mo over the summer of Gansey jumpers from the Netherlands. It was an exhibition that starte...
  • Current Work In Progress

    I’ve been meaning to work on knitted cushion designs based on Gansey patterns. Over Christmas I started adapting part of a pattern from a book of D...
  • No 8 ~ A Refinished Chest of Drawers

    Around twenty seven years ago, I had just moved into my first unfurnished flat and my parents quickly sourced a number of items for it. One of whic...
  • No 7 ~ A Refinished Crate

    Once we moved into Winter we found we needed to set ourselves up for the colder months. Buy kindling, logs, smokeless coal, fire guard and irons. R...
  • No 6 – A Refinished Display Cabinet

    This is an example of the sort of finish we can produce, and how second hand pieces of furniture and room accessories can be easily refreshed to su...
  • No 5 – A Refinished Side Table

    This is an example of the sort of finish we can produce, and how second hand pieces of furniture and room accessories can be easily refreshed to su...
  • No 4 – A Refinished Nest Of Tables

    This is an example of the sort of finish we can produce, and how second hand pieces of furniture and room accessories can be easily refreshed to s...
  • No 3 – A Refinished Mirror

    This is an example of the sort of finish we can produce, and how second hand pieces of furniture and room accessories can be easily refreshed to s...
  • No 2 – A Refinished Coffee Table

    This is an example of the sort of furniture finish we can produce, and how second hand pieces of furniture can be easily refreshed to suit contemp...