1st Sep 2016

Is our fear of veneer really substantiated? Many of us do not realise that our furniture is indeed veneered although it may have been sold to us generically termed as oak, teak, mahogany, walnut etc. This is not I believe a deliberate intention to deceive on the seller’s behalf, more so an ignorance possibly on both the seller or buyer. The term veneer is unfortunate as it can mean to gloss over or to cover up, yet the practice of… Read More

12th May 2015 Hi there, I hope you don’t mind me messaging you but I was looking through listings to see how much my mcintosh sideboard is worth. I found your listing which was for a similar model to mine and I had a couple of questions… I hope you don’t mind me asking but I was wondering…. Did you sand it down? What brand of oil did you use? And how did you get the finish so even.. Did… Read More

21st Jan 2016

We not only rescue furniture but we also have a rescued dog from The Dogs Trust. Meet the beautiful Dexter, our lurcher who insisted on helping out with a photography session.

11th May 2015

We have been approached by customers about caring for their retro furniture. Although the Danish oil finish is hard wearing you may want to use a gentle polish when dusting and cleaning. We recommend ‘Aristowax’ silicone free furniture spray or cream on a regular basis. However, if you have incurred minor scratches these can sometimes be rectified with ‘Rustin’s Scratchcover’ effectively. If for some reason a more aggressive approach is needed and the damage is deeper or staining has occurred it… Read More

20th Mar 2015

Found out that our lovely Beithcraft sideboard has been featured in April 2015 Homes and Antiques under Lesser Spotted who stock some of our furniture.