The Great Storm

Well, they said it would be a proper storm, and it was. It has to be said that although the wind is still gusting strongly, round this way it doesn’t seem to have been as bad as it has been in other parts of the country – 99mph winds in places. We hope you’re all safe and your Monday hasn’t …

Commission in progress – bespoke bed and bedroom furniture in American Walnut

We are working on a commission for a client that is a bed frame, headboard, fitted wardrobes, a drawer chest and bedside drawers – all to be made in American Walnut. American Walnut has a very attractive grain which when polished and lacquered really comes through beautifully – see the last photo. Fixtures and fitting in chrome, stainless steel and …

That’s entertainment

If you’re like us, you might have a TV, Sky box, maybe a sound system, perhaps an X-Box or other type of gaming system, and a DVD player, oh, and speakers too. That all makes lot of cables. And mess. That’s the last thing you want after a hard day’s work and you just want to flop in front of …

Alfie

No, not the famous film from 1966 starring Michael Caine, but our faithful and friendly workshop dog. Ever since we posted a photo of him a few weeks ago, people have been asking what type of dog he is. Well, Alfie is a Labrador retriever, and we got him when he was almost two years old from Medical Detection Dogs. …

Heavy movers

As you might have read here, we have recently expanded the business and had to move into a much larger workshop. It might sound like a cliché, but to do a high quality job, you need top quality tools, so we invested in more of them. But it’s not quite like buying a new drill or saw from B&Q and …