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Do you paint furniture?

Blog, hand-painted furniture, Mark Nash, Martin Dunn, Richard Willott, Ron Taylor

Traditional Painter members tend to be painting wooden kitchens most days. However we are regularly asked, do you paint furniture? Yes, we do! And do you paint caravans? It depends. And war memorials? Let’s talk! Can you paint a wooden stool? I received an enquiry from the London area, about painting a stool. As far Read More

hand painted furniture with a difference

Annie Sloan, Blog, hand-painted furniture, Richard Willott

First of two articles Most enquiries for hand painted furniture start with, “Can you paint our pine bedside cabinets, dining room tables, wardrobes or chairs? Can we have a smooth matt or eggshell finish in our preferred colour?” No problem, that is all part of our specialist painting services. Periodically the requests for “Can you Read More

Restoring oak doors

Blog, lacq, Richard Willott

Richard Willott, Traditional Painter for Suffolk was contacted recently for some advice on restoring oak doors. It has prompted him to share his experiences on a project he undertook last summer. Advice from the tree! The Brief A long standing client had asked me if there was anything I could do to bring their solid Read More

Repaint a wooden kitchen in Shotesham All Saints Norfolk

Blog, Fluxaf, hand-painted kitchen, Keim, Richard Willott

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

Of Romans and a mahogany kitchen in Rampton

alcro, Blog, hand-painted kitchen, Richard Willott

This spectacular mahogany kitchen renovation took Traditional Painter, Richard Willott, to the tiny village of Rampton, just outside Cambridge. Painted mahogany kitchen – after Painted mahogany kitchen – before About Rampton Rampton is a small historic village situated on the edge of the Fens. It dates back to Roman times. When the Romans disappeared, so Read More

Hand painted kitchen in Suffolk – Woodbridge

Blog, Boats, hand-painted kitchen, Richard Willott

This beautiful hand painted kitchen in Suffolk was custom-made walnut. It was remodeled by a joiner and re-painted by Richard Willott, Traditional Painter member covering East Anglia. The kitchen is located in Woodbridge on the River Deben. There is a famous boatyard there, near the famous Anglo-Saxon Sutton Hoo burial ship. The Romans, the Germans, Read More

Paint an oak kitchen in Acton in Suffolk

Fluxaf, hand-painted kitchen, Richard Willott

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

Dereham has one less orange wooden kitchen

Blog, hand-painted kitchen, Richard Willott

Dereham, in the heart of Norfolk, was the location of a recent kitchen renovation by Richard Willott. He was contacted by Mr & Mrs G back in early September and was asked if he could possibly transform their dated orange wooden kitchen with a hand painted finish, please! Dereham – did you know? Dereham is Read More

Oak kitchen painted in Gorleston on Sea, Norfolk

Blog, hand-painted kitchen, Richard Willott

Traditional Painter, Richard Willott shares his experience on an oak kitchen painted in Gorleston on Sea. His work was part of a very effective upgrade that delivered all change minus the hassle of a new kitchen. “Oh I do like to be beside the seaside” Here we are in sunny Gorleston on Sea. When Mr Read More

hand painted kitchen project near Southwold

Blog, hand-painted kitchen, Richard Willott

Richard Willott, Traditional Painter covering Norfolk and Suffolk, explains how he went about a hand painted kitchen project near Southwold, an extremely picturesque coastal town south of Lowestoft. Once you have read about this sunny yellow kitchen transformation, those of you who know Suffolk, might be interested to read about a local Southwold man who Read More
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