Sunbleached coffee table delivered to Putney

Sunbleached Coffee tableThis stunning sunbleached coffee tablehas just been delivered to Putney in London where it will have pride of place in my customers beautiful living room.

This coffee table was actually a huge slab of Sequoai which I texturised and bleached to give it this sunbleached look.

Our showroom is open daily and I make to order as well as having a large selection of ready made stock available all through the year.

Oak Coffee Table

This rustic coffee table was made a few months ago for a local customer,

Crafted from british grown oak with loads of character, this coffee table turned out really well and looks perfect in their lounge.

Each piece of rustic furniture I make is a one off, no two items will be the same and are never mass produced, all my work is made using solid british grown timber or reclaimed wood mostly from the local area including the Mottisfont Estate.

My furniture is displayed in my showroom where I live, you’re welcome to pop over at any time to see what’s being made and what I have in stock.

We will be at Stockbridge Town Hall from Monday the 20th December until the 24th for our christmas exhibition.

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Christmas Shopping in Stockbridge

We’re back in Stockbridge Town Hall for 5 days from the 20th December.

Opening times are…

Monday 20th. 9am – 5pm.

Tuesday 21st. 9am – 5pm.

Wednesday 22nd. 9am – 5pm.

Thursday 23rd. 9am – 6pm.

Friday 24th. 9am – 4pm.

We’ve been flat out in our workshops making new stock for Christmas gifts as well as some stunning rustic furniture.

I’ve made a danish style oak chair which is a real statement piece, and a selection of rustic coffee tables which have lovely textured oak legs with polished tops which work really well together.

There will be the much requested Reclaimed oak door stops with the rope handles and a varied range of chopping boards with don’t hang around for long!

Other items that will be on display include chest boxes, oak benches, side tables, coffee tables, a quirky chair and pedestals.

Stockbridge high street is full of great places to eat and offers free parking, there are a variety of independent shops to support and visit too.

We look forward to seeing you during our 5 days in the Town Hall.

 

Vintage Outboard Motor Stand

I was asked by a customer of mine if I could make a stand for his Fathers vintage Outboard motor which has great sentimental value to the family.

I mounted it on a heavy slab of rustic english oak and built an A frame out of oak with traditional halving joints and dowels, then attached the clamp from the outboard onto the frame.

The Oak was finished with a wax and the whole stand with the Outboard looks great and works really well as an unusual way to display a treasured piece of memorabilia.

 

Chopping Boards

I have a new range of Chopping Boards on my website, with Christmas coming up these are always popular.

The Oak I use to make these Chopping boards is sustainably grown in Scotland.

Finished with a food safe Chestnut oil and made with a handle that you can hang the boards up with, they make a useful gift for someone who loves to cook or bake.

I have a ever changing selection of gifts and furniture available in my showroom / shop which is located off the Test way footpath in Dunbridge,  Hampshire,  from Door Stops to Dining tables to Chest Boxes, my workshop is next door to the shop so you are welcome to pop over and see what I’m up to.

Chalk Cottage,

Barley Hill,

Dunbridge.  SO510LF.

 

 

This Rustic Oak Coffee Table is my all time favourite piece of furniture that I've ever made!Rustic Oak Coffee table

The absolutely huge slab of Oak was on a marina in Hayling island, Hampshire for decades, being battered by the elements it has the most incredible patina and colour.

We managed to buy it off the owner and using a forklift truck to move it got in the van to take it to safety!

After leaving it to dry during the summer we then had it milled in half thickness wise as it was just too heavy to move, a day spent scraping the old mud and decay off exposed the most beautiful textured surface and stunning patterns in the grain.

It has been estimated that the tree would've been 400 yrs old, It's been standing on the boat yard for up to 50 years.

I made a base for it using reclaimed Chestnut beams, the Coffee table is a triangular shape and I wanted the legs to splay out at two angles which was hugely time consuming and tricky, but it looks fantastic!

The Oak coffee table has a solid oak shelf underneath to hide magazine's and newspapers, and finished in a natural wax to nourish and enhance this ancient old timber, this is the ultimate statement piece of furniture and whoever gets to own it will be very lucky indeed!

It'll be available on my website soon, If you would like to come and view it please get in touch.

Rustic Oak Coffee Table

Inbetween commission’s I’ve been making some gift idea’s in time for Christmas.

This week it’s Door Stops!

Using reclaimed Oak beams, I’ve been hand cutting and sanding the old Oak into chunky sections ready to attach a thick rope handle for ease of moving.

These always sell quickly and are a lovely gift idea.

Along with a new selection of Chopping Boards and Serving boards these will all be available soon through my website.

Our showroom / shop is open daily if you would like to pop in and have a browse.

Stockbridge Town Hall shopping!

We are back at Stockbridge Town Hall on Friday the 12th & Saturday the 13th November from 9am till 5pm.

We’ve been busy making a new selection of rustic furniture and home decor pieces in time for Christmas,  we have Chopping boards,  Door stops,  Coffee Tables, Benches, Mirrors, Tables, Chairs, Chest Boxes, Lamps, a Cupboard,  Stools, Side Tables, Candle Holders, Picture Frames,  and more.

If you would like something made in time for Christmas then please contact ua asap.

We look forward to seeing you at our monthly event in Stockbridge, Hampshire.

This Bespoke English Oak Dining Table has just gone to its new home in Malborough.

Using reclaimed Oak beams from Bognor Pier as the legs, and a whole slab of Oak for the top, this beautiful Dining Table is a one off which will last for many generations.

My customer wanted the Reclaimed Oak legs to be inset into the side of the table top, instead of the usual method of making a separate base.

Finished with a clear wax to enhance the grain and character of the timber, it also gives the wood a soft sheen.

There is a video on my Instagram page of the table before the finish was applied.

Please get in touch with me if you would like to discuss having a custom dining table made, or any other piece of furniture

Our showroom is open day for you to get inspiration and pick up gifts or items of handmade furniture.