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Earlier, Paul Barber explained about hand painting a kitchen coated in Danish oil. After 20 years of oiling, the kitchen in Northampton was a bit of a mess and the clients weren’t sure it could be salvaged. All’s well that ends well. Here is a reminder of the result of Paul transforming that particular kitchen. Read More
In this article about a hand painted kitchen in Eversley in Hampshire, Neil Callender explains the process to upgrade the kitchen from start to finish. It took about a week to complete the work. At the end, you can read about another creative person with a brief to restore things in Eversley to their former Read More
I asked Neil Callender Traditional Painter, a few questions in order to provide some background to how he arrived at this point in his career. What part of the UK do you cover for Traditional Painter? I cover Dorset / Wiltshire / Gloucestershire How long have you been hand painting furniture for? Been painting kitchens Read More
Last year Traditional Painter, Neil Callender, was asked to look at a small oak kitchen to paint. The customer was happy with the units and layout and just wanted a new look. New look please, even though “they” say it isn’t possible The customer was keen to have their cabinets painted, but had been told Read More
Neil Callender is a traditional painter specialising in hand painted kitchens. For a client in Hampshire he prepared and painted new MDF and tulipwood cabinets using tried and tested techniques, finishing with Little Greene oil eggshell paint. To prepare and prime this kitchen, Neil used Mirka dustless sanding, Abranet abrasives, and Zinsser Coverstain. Owatrol paint Read More
Neil Callender has been a decorator for 30 years, and has dedicated most of the past 14 years to hand painted kitchens and furniture in the Dorset area. It was a surprise to hear he was going to specify Mythic acrylic latex eggshell on a painted kitchen, because he is an oil man, through and Read More
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