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Hand painted kitchen in Suffolk – Woodbridge

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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

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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

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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

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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

Fluxaf Super & Osmo oil to strip and restore oak windows

Blog, Fox, lacq, Osmo, Richard Willott

Richard Willott in E Anglia spends most of his time working on kitchens and has oiled a few worktops in his time, as part of the service. Occasionally, though, he is asked while you are here…! Here he has documented how he used Fluxaf Super to strip and restore oak windows back to life with Read More

Suffolk kitchen painter was asked – You can’t possibly paint that! Can you?

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Richard Willott, Traditional Painter’s Suffolk kitchen painter was asked earlier in the year to transform this particular cherry and mahogany kitchen, situated in a tranquil Suffolk village. Despite the doubt behind the question, he knew the project would work out very well. A dark cherry challenge The kitchen makeover was part of a much bigger Read More

It’s not just kitchens with hand painted mahogany!

alcro, Blog, hand-painted furniture, Purdy, Richard Willott

Richard Willott, Traditional painter in Suffolk and E Anglia explains that his skills and knowledge don’t restrict him to hand painted mahogany in kitchens only! This week I started my part of a major overhaul to a client’s home. The process began last November when I received a phone call requesting a quote to hand Read More

How to paint a boat. Boat owner need not apply

Blog, Boats, Lee Simone, Richard Willott

Have you heard the saying, painters wanted, boat owners need not apply? Colin Taylor’s account of how to paint a boat, a Cornish pilot gig, highlighted the disconnect between the beauty of the wooden boat structure and the beauty of the paint finishes applied by enthusiastic but unskilled owners. This is his finished work. Ask Read More

Hand painted kitchen in Norwich

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Traditional Painter, Richard Willot, shares this account of a 2014 hand painted kitchen in Norwich. The end result is a beautiful and durable matt finish. What a fantastic way to start the New Year with a kitchen repaint for previous clients of mine on the outskirts of Norwich. I first painted their solid ash kitchen Read More
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