Nineteenth century English bow back chair restoration. Completely dismantled due to joints that had opened and become very loose. All joins cleaned, damage repaired and re assembled before refinishing.Read More →

I’ve always wanted one of these desks and finally completed restoring the American roll top desk wreck I bought last July. It arrived in pieces, with at least a third of its glued joins open, the top badly warped, lock smashed and the tambour in pieces. The base had wetRead More →


Mike Screen was born in 1964 in Wales and has lived near Portsmouth for the past 20 years. He went to the Gwent College of Higher Education to study for a Foundation Course in Art and Design before going to South Glamorgan Institute of Higher Education where he got aRead More →

Inspired by Ben Nicholson after a visit at Chichester’s museum. This is a small (30.5 x 23 x 1.5 cm) and delicately made piece that was created with a huge amount of attention to detail. Acrylic on canvas, I made the most of some of my smallest brushes to fillRead More →