This finish is tough and durable, used for furniture intended to be kept indoors and used on general domestic and light use furniture.
Acid catalysed is a strong finish and creates a hard wearing surface, suitable for all internal furniture including kitchens.
A polyester finish is ideal if you’re trying to achieve a long-lasting, full gloss finish. The durability of polyester lacquer makes it ideal for both domestic and commercial environments. This finish can be easily repaired.
This durable finish is formulated for use on light coloured woods. It provides a silky feel to the surface and an excellent protection from domestic chemicals. Fantastic for an exterior coating, ideal for yacht furniture.
French polishing became prominent in the 18th century, in the Victorian era to protect and preserve the wood's natural beauty. This soft finish, results in a very high gloss surface, ideal for that special piece.
This finish provides a very glossy finished look, perfect for a table furnishing. Glass can also be etched giving a level of privacy when used in doors.
Design and drawings
The first and most important step, in the journey to creating your masterpiece. Hand over a sketch and let us do the work for you, to bring your commission together to an exceptional level.
High level upholstery
Once the frame of the piece has been created, we can then start to cover it in fabrics. Depending on the period your piece of furniture is from, will depend on the materials used.
Ormolu and metal work
This stage is when the piece starts to gain the detail it deserves. This process is a delicate one and Ormolu and Metal against wood, gives that unique contrast.
Marquetry and inlays
Marquetry and inlaying is applying pieces of veneer to form decorative patterns, designs or pictures. The technique may be applied to furniture and decorative small objects with smooth, venerable surfaces.
Carving and gilding
The process of gilding and carving is a work of art in itself and a sign of highly skilled craftsmanship. All carving and gilding is done by hand, there is no use of machinery. This makes the detail impeccable.
Moulds can be created by engraving and creating an impression. The hand carved piece is then added to plaster models or dressed onto fine joinery elements such as architraves, picture frames, dado rails and other timber settings.