December 13, 2017

A Distinguished Regency Style Table for Puckrup Hall, Hilton Hotel Group

Steve is often contacted by interior design companies looking for a furniture maker to craft something extra special for their client. In this particular case, Steve was asked to make a substantial Regency style table as part of a larger refurbishment project. It was a table for the elegant Grade II listed Regency mansion, Puckrup Hall, which is currently owned and run by the Hilton hotel group. Puckrup Hall can be found near Tewkesbury, set in 140 acres of private grounds, on the edge of the Cotswolds. It was formally an historic family home and dates back to the early 19th century. The new table […]
November 23, 2017

To Paint Or Not To Paint? The Choice Is Yours

The beauty of working with Steve and commissioning a table (or any piece of furniture) is that you can make choices that are personal to you. The trestle table is a style that has been popular for centuries. Historically, the trestle icon has been used in heraldry as it was symbolically associated with hospitality, being used both as a stool and to support tables at banquets. Now you could choose to go for a very classic, weighty style using a combination of English oaks. For example, here the distinctive trestle base and table top ends are made in English brown oak. True brown oak is […]
October 22, 2017

Bringing Everyone Together Around The Table At Christmas

As we enter into Autumn, now is the time to be thinking about making sure that the perfect Christmas table you’re looking for is commissioned and ready for the festive period. The festive period is often the time when you want to make things extra special and for Christmas Day to be just right. There’s nothing better than bringing all your guests – friends and family – together around the table to celebrate. “I just had to write to say thank you so much for delivering our beautiful table to us just in time for all the visitors. It has exactly the character and charm […]