10 IDEAS FOR OFF-CUTS OF WOOD Do you have a slab of lovely oak lurking in your garage and can’t bear to burn or bin it? Do you have a left-over wood from your newly fitted kitchen worktop? Not sure what else it’s good for? Guest Blog Rosie Ellis of Artisan Central recently asked me…
Aftercare for your Outdoor Furniture The summer has finally arrived and it is time to dust off the barbeque and clean up your wooden or oak garden furniture and make the most of the long summer days and evenings. There is nothing better than entertaining outside when it’s warm. Feasting with family and friends around…
Large Handmade Dining Tables Are you thinking of having a large oak dining table made for you? Do you have plenty of space and want a large table as a centre piece for your open plan kitchen? Then why not take a look at our bespoke dining table designs and see what we can make…
Interior designers often contact us with ideas for something really specific they are working on. More often than not, the deadline is really tight! But recently an interior designer from London contacted us with a brief for a small dining table for a very particular kitchen space. Luckily, his timing was perfect and we were…
A Bespoke Oak Kitchen Earlier in the year I posted an article about the making of an oak kitchen island for a beautiful old manoir very near to us here in the Mayenne region. We also made an arched window for them with a wooden shutter. Our clients were thoroughly delighted with both their shaker…
An Oil Tint Recipe A week later than we had hoped, we are finally getting arriving at the final oil tint recipe for this beautiful 3 metre long bespoke table with a curved base. We often ask clients wanting something bespoke for any pictures of finishes or designs they may have seen elsewhere. It always…
An Oak Refectory Table on the workshop bench We currently have so much work on in the workshop, that we are up against the clock. We have a huge amount to do before we can take a week off with the family in July. Despite being rushed off our feet, we are really enjoying the current…
Do you have an idea for an item of furniture but not sure where to start? At Makers we can help you every step of the way from initial concept to personal delivery.
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