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Hand painting this pine kitchen was no walk in the park! Here’s a knotty pine bespoke kitchen, I recently hand painted in The Park Estate, Nottingham. Fitted around twenty five years ago wooden kitchens like this were very fashionable, especially oak and pine, this one was no exception! My client had asked me about hand painting this inherited traditional knotty pine...
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Hand painting a limed oak kitchen in Castle Donington, Derbyshire. Here’s a kitchen painting project I carried out recently in Castle Donington near Derby. The clients first questions when contacting me were ‘I’m thinking of painting my limed oak kitchen doors, can it be done and will they last? My answer was of course a resounding YES!...
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My main area of work is hand painted kitchens and furniture but I have been a period property decorating specialist for many years. I really do enjoy painting and decorating period homes, especially any unusual features like this:   This detailed camiod ceiling wasn’t your average lounge ceiling repaint, at almost 14 feet high and covering over 100...
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Following on from my previous post about ‘Preparation of an oak kitchen’… I’m now painting it! That dated orangey pine colour is disappearing and a whole new kook is beginning to evolve; all my hard graft prep work has paid off and the high adhesion primer has stuck solid. The clients chosen colour was Farrow...
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This was a newly installed shaker style kitchen, I hand painted for a long established local kitchen company Osborne of Ilkeston, the project was situated in an old Manor House on the outskirts of Sutton Coldfield. Osborne of Ilkeston have been producing quality bespoke kitchens and furniture for over 30 years locally and throughout the UK. The Managing Director Paul Osborne...
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There’s nothing unusual about hand painting oak doors! ‘Sacrilege‘ I hear a lot of people say, criminal others will cry, leave them in a natural finish. Well this particular project went totally against the grain when I was referred to a client in Breaston, Derbyshire; she wanted all her new internal oak faced doors painting BLACK! You...
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This article gives an insight into some of the dust free sanding equipment used for paint preparation by Russ Pike Furniture Painter for Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire. I think its common knowledge that when tackling any sort of paint finishing, its what goes into the preparation that makes for a good or bad job. I’m a painting professional and specialist...
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This article refers to hand painting a bespoke hand made kitchen which I was commissioned for back in 2013, as well as some stunning dressing room furniture. The project was at Barnby Moor, Nottinghamshire and was supplied and fitted by James Greensmith Interiors of Nottingham. James has a wealth of knowledge and experience in fitting high end bespoke furniture, he has previously worked direct for Clive...
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Painting oak kitchen cabinets is one of my specialist areas, this is one I recently did in Stapleford, Nottingham. It was originally installed some 20 years ago by bespoke kitchen manufacturer ‘Osborne’s of Ilkeston’ in Derbyshire. As you would expect from any quality bespoke kitchen even after 20 years, the cabinets, frames and doors were still...
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Here’s a hand painted kitchen refurb job I recently carried out in Woodthorpe, Nottingham. The kitchen & cabinets had been originally spray painted by the manufacturer some 15 years ago and although the overall condition of the kitchen was pretty much sound, it was ready for a facelift! The clients were both retired professionals enjoying their free time and really...
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