Restore  Revamp  Revive

French Polishing & Wood Finishing

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Here to Make Wood Look Great Again...,

Restore furniture


An old or loved piece of furniture that needs full attention to be enjoyed again...



Give it a new lease of life before you cast it to one side, I could change the colour or finish

It only needs a bit of TLC and some maintenance and it will be good as new in no time..


A small selection of items I have had the privilege to work on...

Cardboard Sheets


Hello and thank you for showing an interest in Wood By Design.

I offer my services to both domestic and commercial clients, working to requirements and budgets. Regular areas covered include London, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Hertfordshire but I am always happy to travel further should it be necessary.

Using both traditional and modern finishing skills combined with products from long established companies in England and Wales, I can bring furniture, worktops, wooden interiors, staircases and one-off pieces back to life, to be enjoyed again.

I love my job – I knew what I wanted to do as a boy and worked hard to realise that dream.  Having attended the Swiss School of Carving and studied at the London College of Furniture, I have over 40 years of experience in this field. I feel privileged to be able to be a French Polisher, find it very satisfying and extremely rewarding.

I am always happy to quote and give honest advice, without obligation. I can do as little or as much as you wish - from removing ring marks, stains and dents to a full restoration or transformation and redesign - you decide and let me know…

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Wooden Floor


Great Kingshill

HP15 6JE, Bucks.

Tel: 07786 914 954


Mon - Fri: 8am till 4pm

​​Saturday: 8am till Noon

​Sunday:   Closed

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Thanks again for your interest!