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Hand painted oak kitchen in Ballygar Co. Galway

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This post is from Traditional Painter Adam Bermingham about a hand painted oak kitchen in Ballygar, Co. Galway. We are not ones to stand still, and Tikkurila Furniture Feelings was used as the top-coat. This Scandinavian kitchen paint is proven over many years as first choice on many high end custom painted kitchens around the Read More

Refurbish Mark Wilkinson oak kitchen – days 3,4 and 5.

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This is the 3rd, 4th and 5th days of Mark Nash’s project: a 20 year old Mark Wilkinson oak kitchen refurbished and painted. Once the preparation has been completed on the kitchen units, it’s the pleasant task of applying the layers of paint or coatings. What’s the difference, you may say, between a paint and Read More

Mark Wilkinson oak kitchen refurbished and painted – 2

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This is the second day of Mark Nash’s project: a 20 year old Mark Wilkinson oak kitchen refurbished and painted. Have decided to paint this kitchen in two parts for various reasons. Yesterday was a good day with a fair amount of preparation completed. A few rough bits needed a little more attention and sanding, Read More

Hand Painted Kitchen Table and Chairs in Darrington, Pocklington

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Traditional Painter for Yorkshire, Lee Simone used the “nuclear paint option” on a hand painted kitchen table and chairs in Darrington. 2 coats of Shellac primer and 3 coats of Tikkurila Empire oil matt-satin finish. For this project I travelled to Darrington near Pontefract to transform a kitchen table and four chairs. The client was Read More

UK decorating trade – is it all about value or price? part 3

Blog, Holman Specialist Paints, tikkurila

I asked three UK suppliers with a Europe-wide perspective of the decorating industry – is it all about value or price for UK suppliers, trades or homeowners? To say they were impassioned, insightful responses would be an understatement! Part 1, part 2… and now part 3 Paul Hague of Holman Specialist Paints in Swindon specifies Read More

How to get perfect paint finish on wood with Tikkurila Feelings

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Mark Nash, master kitchen painter, explains how he uses a garden sprayer to get a perfect paint finish on wood with Tikkurila Feelings water-borne paint. As Mark explains, the secret to the garden sprayer is in the nozzle size, it must be superfine. Also don’t use softened water. And he obviously recommends Tikkurila Feelings water-borne Read More

Plain English kitchen repainted by Mark Nash

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Traditional Painter Mark Nash battles the hot weather in style, tackling a stunning Plain English kitchen repainted and beautified in this beautiful country home. Read on for the pink reference! This week hasn’t felt like work at all (despite being inside while the temperature outside has been nudging 30 degrees)…the reason being, I have had Read More

Oak hand painted kitchen in Ribble Valley

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Traditional Painter cover Lancashire here are a couple of tips involved when refurbishing an oak hand painted kitchen Preparation as usual the key The first step is always to wash and degrease with a reliable eco cleaner for decorating. So Pro Clean is a good option since Krudkutter was discontinued, and is even more effective Read More

Reclaimed Mark Wilkinson kitchen

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Mark Nash had quite a challenge hand-painting this reclaimed Mark Wilkinson kitchen. Know your paint! In this age of austerity we have specialised in refurbishment ahead of replacement. This week’s kitchen painting project has been a particularly neat challenge. My client was a Pangbourne lady who has been embracing a real labour of love, transforming Read More

Hand Painted laminate Kitchen in Silsden

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This account of a Hand Painted laminate Kitchen in Silsden, Yorkshire is from Traditional Painter, Lee Simone. With the correct primers and preparation, almost any kitchen can be refurbished with a durable painted finish. For this kitchen transformation the clients wanted their old laminate kitchen painted to make the room feel lighter, brighter and more Read More
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Traditional Painter is an invitation-only, nationwide network of independent businesses, with years of professional experience. Every member of our team guarantees a showroom-quality, hand painted finish for your kitchen, with exceptional customer service at every stage.

Our transparent pricing structure ensures unwavering quality and service for kitchens of every style or size.

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