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They say a good workman never blames their tools, which is fine up to a point. But some tools make us better craftsmen, and leave us with happier clients – one such tool, the Mirka sanding system, is raising interior decorating standards for the benefit of all concerned. Here are a couple of examples of Read More
I received a question today about using Ronseal Paint and Grain on Lincrusta. If you are not familiar with the Ronseal product, this is it doing what it says it does on the tin! The only constructive advice I could think to offer was that, to achieve a grained effect somewhere close to the advertised Read More
Martin Guest, Traditional Painter for Birmingham was asked to quote for a Hand painted oak kitchen near Barnt Green. Oak kitchen painter Barnt Green This is a typical scenario for Traditional Painter kitchen specialists. A client has a well made oak kitchen, which is extremely functional and still in good condition. Although it ticks all Read More
The decorating forum for homeowners, keen DIY and trade is developing a good following. Here are some highlight topics from the past week, to illustrate the diverse range of information you can find and ask about. High gloss hand painted kitchen JG Mason Decorator asked for feedback on hand painted gloss kitchen cabinets. Is gloss Read More
Since this was first written, we email out a weekly summary of topics covered on Traditional Painter forum to signed up members. This is a free service which keeps casual readers uptodate. These are recent topics covered. Please add your pennyworth. How would the professionals advise newcomers to the decorating trade? Shame there was no Read More
Martin Guest, traditional painter covering Birmingham and Worcestershire shows us this James Mayor Furniture hand painted kitchen in Bournville. Made from MDF, it is practical and extremely functional, having been treated to a Farrow & Ball Exterior Eggshell finish; durable, hard-wearing and looking very stylish in two colour livery. The main feature was a stand-alone Read More
This hand painted kitchen project is a perfect illustration of the work that specialist Traditional painter, Martin Guest regularly carries out on fabulous properties. The large kitchen extension on this seven bedroomed, Victorian farmhouse is home to a bespoke kitchen, built by James Mayor Furniture (JMF). It was actually designed by James Mayor himself, and installed 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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