Rustic mirror

Rustic Mirror made from Croatian barn oak

Just thought I would share some pics of the interesting Croatian barn oak I managed to get my hands on for a rustic mirror. Of course the oak is reclaimed. I am very fortunate to know some fantastic timber suppliers so I get first choice on a lot of reclaimed wood that comes in. This […]

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Rustic Oak Mirror

Rustic Oak Mirror. I had an order for a very Rustic Mirror. My client wanted a very textured and characterful mirror similar to one I had on display in my showroom.   I had some very old chunky Reclaimed Oak that fitted the bill, it had been used as cladding in an old barn. The […]

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Oak Picture Frames

Oak Picture Frames

Oak Picture Frames This week I have been making a batch of 28 Picture Frames for a client who loves Rustic Oak.   The wood is a mixture of French Barn Oak, English Oak & Elm and Croatian Oak. I have left some of the Picture Frame quite Natural with all the old signs of […]

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Rustic Home Decor show schedule

Very excited to be exhibiting at the Cuckoo Fair this Saturday the 29th of April. It is a huge fair that is free to enter, held at Downton in Salisbury. There will be over 250 stalls selling mainly handcrafted goods as well as food and demonstrations. You will be able to find me on the […]

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French Barn Oak Picture Frames

Another order for a batch of French Barn Oak Picture Frames, these are for an artist who wants to frame his work in something Rustic and eye catching.The French Oak is approx. 500 years old, reclaimed from an animal barn, the wood has so much age and character to it, lots of texture and also […]

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Picture frames for Scotland

I have a lovely regular client from Scotland who I have just made some more Picture Frames for. Kirsten wanted a set of Bespoke frames made for her artwork.  I suggested a Driftwood style timber might work well and actually used the old salvaged Tulip Wood from my beloved lorry Maude! I had been keeping […]

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Rustic Bespoke Picture Frames

This week I have been working on a selection of rustic bespoke picture frames for an artist who is exhibiting at Spitafields soon. He asked me for 12 assorted frames made from reclaimed wood. I have used French Barn Oak, English Elm and a textured Pine to make these Picture Frames. I dont only make […]

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Rustic Pine Picture Frames

Been busy in my workshop this week making another set of Bespoke Pine Picture Frames for a regular customer.I have used some Chunky textured Reclaimed Pine, giving these frames a very Rustic feel.I biscuit joint my Picture Frames and either miter or butt joint them together, leaving them clamped up over night so the glue […]

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Winchester, Southsea and Ringwood -Market dates

Just a quick news release to let you know that Maude has had her annual check-up and been declared fit and healthy. So she will be back on the road displaying my Rustic Home Decor at the following Markets over the next few weeks.Winchester market Sunday 19th March 2017Southsea market Saturday 1st April 2017Ringwood market […]

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