sycamore plank bench or side table

Posted by on May 17, 2014 in made to measure, seating, shelves, zdon't look | 0 comments

sycamore plank bench or side table

rustic vintage style bench shelf   £195 part of a range of milled plank furniture we are making, for use in the home or “insidey outside” places, like conservatories or verandahs etc. What we’ve tried to do is mix old and new, as well as natural curves with clean modern lines. It’s an approach used much in the seventies, in Scandinavian furniture, especially. So it feels a bit retro too. We like it lots. It could sit in a porch with wellies and dog leads on, yet would look great in a modern lounge with a widescreen on it, and media units below. We can make it to measure, with various add-ons and modifications, too. No reason why it can’t be used in the garden,  but with some care; some of these pieces are in less durable timbers, such as this example, in sycamore. Too many rainstorms and days of baking heat would reduce its life somewhat. We’ll be doing some in oak and chestnut for those situations. These sussex grown sycamore planks have been debarked and sanded nice and smooth but without removing the sawmarks from the milling process. The result is a nice mix of the lush and the rugged; the grain shines through, as do the natural ripple burrs that are a classic feature of sycamore. We finish it with an oil to enhance the grain and protect against spillages. dimensions: 139cm x 29cm x 47cm high sycamore bench shelf   £195 free delivery to hastings, bexhill and eastbourne; £30 to brighton, canterbury, haywrds heath, tunbridge wells etc. Delivery to London and further afield by trusted courier, estimate £40    ...

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coffee shop tables, made to measure in old pine

Posted by on Oct 19, 2013 in made to measure, tables and coffee tables, zdon't look | 0 comments

coffee shop tables, made to measure in old pine

We made these cafe tables for a coffee shop in Bloomsbury, West London They are simple, strong and hard wearing, yet full of character as they’re made by hand using reclaimed antique pine.  The legs are cut from old joists whilst the tops are antique pine floorboards. The design is deliberately basic and straight-lined, to give an industrial feel. Much of the original marks and nail holes can still be seen, though we’ve ensured that the finish is smooth and splinter free. The tops are made from several planks, glued, clamped and sanded, and any significant holes are filled so that the surfaces are easy to keep clean. Generally, we finish these tables with oil, though they could be varnished or waxed (wax is useless, though it looks nice; vice versa for varnish..). The bases can be painted and distressed or the whole lot can be stained. Please call or email to discuss various other options, like cross bars or chunky tops n stuff.. These examples vary from 60cm x 60cm x 75cm but almost any size can be made. Prices vary according to size and quantity but these ones would work out about £160 each, if you had a few, or £195 for just one. Delivery can be arranged...

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industrial style cafe tables

Posted by on Oct 18, 2013 in made to measure, tables and coffee tables, zdon't look | 0 comments

industrial style cafe tables

these cafe tables were made to measure for Fig and Sparrow, a new coffee and lifestyle shop in the Northern Quarter of Manchester. They are simple, strong and hard wearing, yet full of character as they’re made by hand using reclaimed antique pine.  The legs are cut from old joists whilst the tops are antique pine floorboards. The design is deliberately basic and straight-lined, to give an industrial feel. Much of the original marks and nail holes can still be seen, though we’ve ensured that the finish is smooth and splinter free. The tops are made from several planks, glued, clamped and sanded, and any significant holes are filled so that the surfaces are easy to keep clean. Generally, we finish these tables with oil, though they could be varnished or waxed (wax is useless, though it looks nice; vice versa for varnish..). The bases can be painted and distressed or the whole lot can be stained. Please call or email to discuss various other options, like cross bars or chunky tops n stuff.. The small single tables are 60cm x 60cm x 75cm and the large one approx 250cm long but almost any size can be made. Prices vary according to size and quantity but the small ones would work out about £160 each, if you had a few, or £195 for just one. The long one (which has commensurately thicker legs) would cost around £300-£350. Delivery can be arranged too....

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cafe tables made from antique pine

Posted by on Oct 18, 2013 in made to measure, tables and coffee tables, zdon't look | 0 comments

cafe tables made from antique pine

these cafe tables are amongst eight we made to measure for the Green Leaf Cafe in Torquay. They can be used singly or put together to form larger tables. They are simple, strong and hard wearing, yet full of character as they’re made by hand using reclaimed antique pine.  The legs are cut from old joists whilst the tops are antique pine floorboards. The design is deliberately basic and straight-lined, to give an industrial feel. Much of the original marks and nail holes can still be seen, though we’ve ensured that the finish is smooth and splinter free. The tops are made from several planks, glued, clamped and sanded, and any significant holes are filled so that the surfaces are easy to keep clean. Generally, we finish these tables with oil, though they could be varnished or waxed (wax is useless, though it looks nice; vice versa for varnish..). The bases can be painted and distressed or the whole lot can be stained. Please call or email to discuss various other options, like cross bars or chunky tops n stuff.. These examples are 75cm x 75cm x 75cm but almost any size can be made. Prices vary according to size and quantity but these ones would work out about £160 each, if you had a few, or £195 for just one. Delivery can be arranged too.  ...

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