Restoration Project News

April 16, 2018

As we sell vintage electrical lighting, it is important to us that we ensure whatever we sell is safe to use and as such all electrical items sold by us are PAT tested. This has proven to be relatively, costly and so we have undertaken the required training and are now...

April 5, 2018

As well as selling our own work we have teamed up with local wood turner Paul Yandell who produces a range of beautifully tactile bowls, each one is unique, and come in varying sizes and wood types.  We have a range of different types of his bowls in our shop for you t...

April 1, 2018

Well  the newest antique shop in Margate has been open for a week now and after a slow start we are now attracting customers, and taken our first orders for restoration work and soft furnishings, at this site. We have had a very positive response from locals, and despi...

March 18, 2018

Well we have been a bit quiet on here recently. This is due to being extremely busy with the expansion of our retail outlet. We will shortly be opening a new shop just outside Margate, which will enable us to display a greater range of restored antique furniture along...

February 8, 2018

We are ever willing to rise to a challenge, and I think that you will agree that this old armchair fulfills that criteria. When we bought it from the auction I think that we were generally thought to be a little "crackers", however we had noticed that this was made by...

January 30, 2018

Well now and again we have a little gem that barely has time to settle in before somebody snaps it up. This little round table left the workshop after having been cleaned and polished, and was almost instantly sold as soon as it was put on display at Petticoat Lane Emp...

January 12, 2018

Fresh from the workshop we have a lovely set of four early 20th Century light oak dining chairs, completely re upholstered and polished. The front stretcher is finished in a pleasing "bobbin" design with matching turned front legs and back support. Manufactured by Jame...

January 12, 2018

We are delighted to be able to offer this antique Singer treadle sewing machine stand with "rustic" wooden top. The serial number on the frame dates this part to around mid 19th Century. Due to the wax finish on the wood we would not recommend it being left in a wet en...

January 11, 2018

We have, just in a pair of lovely Harold Webb sailing prints which are still in their Victorian frames, supplied originally by  Gladwell & Company. The pictures themselves are in great condition with no apparent foxing and though we are selling them individually would...

January 9, 2018

New in, we have for sale this ecclesiastical style standard lamp finished in scrolled steel,  with fake candle bulb holder, and period style lampshade. This  classically styled lamp would add a warm soft glow to any room without the need for harsh overhead lighting, an...

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