March 16, 2023

Restoring A Victorian Garden Bench

There’s nothing like a Victorian garden bench to add some elegance to your garden. Traditionally benches in Victorian gardens were quite ornate. They were designed to show off the maker’s skill. Often they were made of stone or cast iron. The Victorians liked to place a bench at the end of a garden walk, or where there was a grand view. Recently Steve came across a pair of wonderfully ornate cast iron bench ends that needed some care and attention. This led to him restoring the first of what has become a series of classic Victorian garden benches and garden seats. Many Victorian garden benches […]
January 15, 2023

Making The Most Of Your Available Space

Whatever your size of home it’s always great to make the most of your available space. Entrances, nooks and hallways can often feel like dead space. One of the biggest challenges is finding the right type of furniture. Steve is here to ensure that your choice of handmade bench is both practical and looks good. Practical Storage For Shoes & Boots This elegant bench has been cleverly designed by Steve for use in a hallway. It’s a great example of space-saving furniture. The bench is made in English oak with a clear satin hard wax oil finish. It measures 1.8m long. When you lift up […]
December 3, 2022

Crafting Your Perfect Table

Steve is always eager to share his enthusiasm for handmade oak tables. For him, it’s about crafting your perfect table. When you come to Steve for a new table it’s so important to him that the focus is on what you want. He wants you to be proud of and cherish your handcrafted table for years to come. It’s this care and attention that makes all the difference to the end result.  “I am absolutely thrilled with our new oak table. Thank you very much indeed! It was well worth the wait and it looks perfect in our kitchen and I am absolutely thrilled and […]