Mark Roberts is the Traditional Painter specialist covering N Wales and Chester. He had an unusual request last year for a painted kitchen in Rhyl. The kitchen was in a caravan on the sunny N Wales coast. When they said caravan, it was more 1959 Nashua Rockford Files than a Go Pod. The static home Read More
Mark Roberts latest project was a hand painted kitchen and island in Anglesey. The brief for the hand painted kitchen and island in Anglesey Most of Mark’s kitchen painting projects in North Wales are along the coast: Caernarfon, Llandudno, Pwllheli. This particular enquiry took him over the Menai Bridge onto Ynys Môn aka the island Read More
Traditional Painter Mark Roberts recently completed this Hand painted kitchen in Cheshire using Benjamin Moore Scuff-X paint. The wooden kitchen was originally natural timber protected with a clear lacquer. It was transformed with a neutral colour scheme: Benjamin Moore’s Soot on the main kitchen cabinets and Desert Twilight on the island. Before and after The Read More
Traditional Painter, Mark Roberts has been hard at work. Here is a selection of recent Painted kitchen and bedroom furniture in the NW in Cheshire and on the Wirral. Two tone painted kitchen in Cheshire This kitchen is a familiar sight in many UK homes: well fitted, stylish, natural wood finish. In this case, the Read More
Mark Roberts, Traditional Painter covering N Wales, used his high tech paint kettle to hot coat a pine kitchen in Caernarfon with Symphony paint. This was really smart use of Mark’s product knowledge to achieve a perfect brushed finish. Whilst working on a kitchen project in Caernarfon I received an enquiry less than 2 miles Read More
Professional decorators like Owatrol. Especially in hot weather, Owatrol paint conditioners are suitable for adding to water based and oil based paint, to improve their finish. (Updated original from Dec 2012) Owatrol oil We add Owatrol to oil based paints to reduce brushmarks and also to cope with awkward ambient temperatures. Owatrol is also a Read More
Traditional Painter for Cheshire, Mark Roberts, was invited back by a client in Warrington, Cheshire to advise on painting a kitchen table and chairs. They wanted it changing from this to something more like this! I headed to Warrington to talk with a client who wanted me to paint their well made, well worn pine Read More
Mark Roberts, Traditional Painter covering N Wales, was asked to repaint a bespoke kitchen in Flintshire. It had originally been painted in a mustard colour. This project is another prime example of how a well made and well designed wooden kitchen is a good invesrment. It can be continually updated and given a new lease Read More
Traditional Painter Mark Roberts was called up by Richie and Liz to submit a quote and offer advice on how to paint a bespoke oak kitchen in North Wales. Judging by the plans, it looked like their pending oak kitchen was going to be installed un-primed and once painted would be a fantastic feature. The Read More
Traditional Painter Mark Roberts, specialist kitchen painter based near Chester, reported back on a hand painted oak kitchen in Whitchurch that started out extremely dark and waxy, but has now had the life breathed back into it. When my clients in Whitchurch contacted me about their large dark oak kitchen, I could see a stunning 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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