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If you are looking for a kitchen painter in Wingfield, this case study should interest you. Traditional Painter for Suffolk, Richard Willott, explains a project he undertook before Christmas 2019. The short story, this is the oak kitchen once Richard had finished working on it. Before Richard worked his magic, this was the orangey scene Read More
Traditional Painter, Richard Willott, penned an alternative title to Hand painted kitchen Exning Suffolk. This account will otherwise be known as “Queens and thoroughbreds.” Before the kitchen painting, a brief history of Exning Suffolk. Queens and thoroughbreds is a very apt title. Exning lies just outside Newmarket, the home of racing. Saint Ethelreda, he of Read More
Richard Willott, Traditional Painter for Norfolk, shares this case study of a Kitchen renovation near Stoke Holy Cross Watermill. If you know the area, you will understand the sub title – Some like it Hot! Stoke Holy Cross Watermill I like to find out a little bit about the history of the places where I Read More
Traditional Painter member, Richard Willott, has uncovered many interesting factoids and stories during his travels hand painting kitchens around E Anglia. Vikings, Shug Monkeys and hand painted kitchens is one such example. This particular project finds me towards the Cambridgeshire / Essex borders, just outside the small village of Balsham. The Vikings are coming Back Read More
This is a transformation and a half. A hand painted kitchen in Northampton – 20 years old – bespoke pine kitchen – previously finished in very sticky Danish Oil – a bit of a mess. The brief Paul Barber, Traditional Painter for Northampton, was approached earlier this year to find out if it was even Read More
Richard Willott, Traditional Painter for Suffolk and Norfolk, was asked to repaint a wooden kitchen in Shotesham All Saints Norfolk, near Caistor St Edmund. Alternative title! What have the Romans ever done for us? There is a rich Roman and Anglo-Saxon history in East Anglia. St Edmund features on the Antonine Itinerary, a Roman “road Read More
Lee Simone, Traditional Painter Yorkshire, sheds some light on hand painting tiles. It was part of a commission to update the look of a kitchen in the village of Goldsborough, located between Harrogate and York. Before updating the kitchen After updating the kitchen and hand painting tiles Over the years I have written various pieces about Read More
When Lee Simone decided to write about Fluxaf Power Clean and cleaners and degreasers for paint it was mainly because, at the time, Krud Kutter Original was unavailable and it was unclear if and when it would ever come back to the UK market. As it happens it did come back (and seems unaltered in Read More
When asked to paint an oak kitchen in Acton in Suffolk, Traditional Painter Richard Willott had to colour match the finish to newly installed dining room furniture. All in a day’s work. Oak Painted kitchen – After Oak kitchen – Before First, a trip down memory lane The village of Acton has quite a history Read More
This article about Fluxaf Pro Clean degreaser and cleaner for decorating was originally about Krudkutter Original, a favourite degreasing product at Traditional Painter. However Krudkutter was discontinued in the UK in 2015. Potted history of the best in eco cleaners for decorating While Krudkutter Original was out the frame, several of the kitchen painters at Read More
If the info we have shared in TP blog articles has given you the confidence to paint kitchen cabinets and furniture yourself, that is great. And in general, we hope that all homeowners, DIY and trade can take away & use our ideas for decorating better, faster or cleaner than the accepted norm.
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