Oak wardrobes for 17th Century House

Bournes Fine Furniture was asked to design bespoke oak wardrobes for a 17th century farmhouse near Guildford in Surrey.  Being true to the period we styled the wardrobes with raised and fielded panels, finished them with a jacobean dark oak stain and hand waxed in black to create age.  Solid brass antique hinges and knobs were added to the finished piece.  The central section of the wardrobe had a series of pull out drawers similar in style to a tailors closet to offer maximum storeage and either side we arranged full and short hanging with shelves above and below.  These wardrobes fitted perfectly in the oldest part of the house and offered a modern functionality with no loss of period style.

  • We are very pleased with the wardrobes and matching bedside cabinets that Ian has made for our bedroom - they have transformed it. Ian ensured that we saw the drawings of the design we had chosen within a quick timescale. The furniture was made and installed in the timescale that Ian gave us and we were impressed with that. He worked in a very neat and tidy way and made sure that the room was left as he found it. We would recommend him.

    Lorraine & Chris

 

 

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