Reclaimed & Sustainable Furniture Helpful Information

Bespoke Collection Reclaimed Furniture

See further below for details about our other reclaimed furniture ranges such as the Williamsburg Collection

The Colours

We find that photos are the best way to demonstrate the colours we offer for our Bespoke Collection reclaimed furniture.

Please see below for photos from recent customer orders of the different colours we have available and we’ve added a little more information about these below.

The photos are intended to serve as a guide. As reclaimed wood is a natural material which varies by batch, the appearance of the wood and exact colour may vary from the photos shown. Lighting in the photos can also vary.

Driftwood 

Our Driftwood finish is typically a darker version of our Light Driftwood finish with a mix of natural wood tones and some similarities to a pine coloured wood.

driftwood reclaimed dining table     

    Light Driftwood

    Light Driftwood is a light, natural clear colour. Similar to a pine colour bringing out the natural colour and features of the timber.

       light driftwood reclaimed dining table

      Rugger Brown 

      Rugger Brown is a rich oak colour and the final finish will vary from a medium to a dark oak look depending on the timber used.

      rugger brown reclaimed table    reclaimed dining table in rugger brown rugger brown reclaimed furniture

      Grey Wash

      Our Light Grey Wash is a light natural colour bringing out the character and natural colour of the timber together with subtle hints of grey which varies in different lights.

         reclaimed dining table in grey wash

      White Wash

      This is a contemporary light stain, similar to a light beech finish.

      white wash reclaimed dining table  

      Matt Water Resistant Lacquer or Equivalent

      With a lacquer finish, the final finish will likely be a bit grainy and highlight the natural characteristics of the reclaimed wood. It can appear more rustic. It's typically a more robust finish, making it more durable against marking or staining and will also add more water resistance to the wood. This makes it a great option if you expect some staining or spillages.

      The Frames

      The bases of the indoor tables are a natural gunmetal grey colour with welded sections around the joins/corners, to add further character. These can be coated black at an additional cost starting at £99, depending on the quantity and size of your order. Other colours are also possible on a bespoke quote basis. 

      Reclaimed Wood

      Part of the charm of reclaimed furniture, as a natural, living material, is that it develops over time so this may not suit everyone. Changes (such as surface splits/spreading) may start to appear with the natural adjustment of the wood when it adjusts to a new environment, this is completely normal and to be expected.

      There are likely to be imperfections in the wood, such as knots, holes (of all shapes and sizes), notches, bumps, indentations, different grains and the surface may not be completely flat or smooth (we always endeavour to get as uniform as possible). 

      This is all part of the character of reclaimed wood which can be hundreds of years old, has had a former life and gives reclaimed furniture a unique look and feel, as no two pieces will be exactly the same. 

      Please note we're unable to replace/exchange furniture due to these natural features/characteristics - for more information please see our returns and refund policy.

      Some examples of character you can expect are:

        reclaimed bench character holes     

      Extendable Tables

      Our reclaimed tables can be made to be extendable.

      We usually create 30cm detachable leaves that slot onto either end of the table, and which will be made from the same wood as the main table for continuity of the grain/planks. The size of the leaves can be varied if required and when not required they are stored separately from the table.

      Please see example image below. Table styles/fittings can vary.

      reclaimed table - extendable

      To order, please order the full sized table,to the size you wish it to be when extended. The full sized table will then be reduced in size to create the detachable leaves, which can then be re-attached to the table when needed.

      The price will be the full size extended table plus an additional £100.

      Please also make a note during checkout you would like it to be extendable and the sizing required (unextended to extended) and we’ll be in touch to collect the balance. 

      For any more information, please give us a call or send us an email and we will be more than happy to help.

      More Information

      More details/photos about the colours can be found on the product pages of our website below the main product text, in 'THE FINISHES' section as shown below:

      ’THE FINER DETAILS’ section as shown above also contains lots of useful information.

      Delivery and Assembly

      Our Bespoke Collection reclaimed furniture is handmade to order to a high quality so there is a lead time. But it’ll be worth the wait! The current lead time is approximately 6-8 weeks.

      Standard delivery is free to most mainland UK locations. Long distance locations, particularly remote areas, will also be subject to additional delivery time and charges. For these locations, the delivery times shown during checkout are a guide only and depending on your area, extra time may be required. Where delivery charges apply, we will combine the delivery cost for multiple items from our reclaimed furniture range. 

      Tables are typically delivered unassembled for access purposes, benches are typically pre-assembled. Deliveries are currently contactless to the door step of your property following social distancing procedures, with all pre-assembly preparation/guidance completed by our team for easy self-assembly (screwing bases to table tops is all that is needed). A suitable power driver/drill will be required. 

      Our standard delivery services are a 1 man service to the ground floor entrance of any property. We’d kindly ask you’re able to assist our delivery drivers receiving the furniture – we’d always advise 2 people are available to assist, particularly with larger orders. Please contact us if you have any specific delivery requirements and we will do our best to help you.

      Optional assembly services are typically available and will be shown in the delivery options during checkout.

      Deliveries days and times vary depending on locations and a time slot will be provided when delivery is arranged.

      Non mainland and remote areas of the UK will be subject to additional delivery charges. International deliveries will also incur extra charges. Please contact us for further information.

      Aftercare

      We've put together helpful aftercare information for our reclaimed furniture on our FAQ page - see the Reclaimed Furniture section.

      This contains helping information about helping your furniture acclimatise, cleaning and caring for your furniture and more!

      Other Reclaimed Furniture Collections

      Our other reclaimed furniture ranges, such as the Williamsburg Collection, are a range of FSC certified reclaimed products that combine reclaimed wood with black industrial style metal to create striking, modern pieces of furniture.

      Please see our key information below regarding the range, including delivery and aftercare information.

      Reclaimed Wood

      Part of the charm of reclaimed furniture, as a natural, living material, is that it develops over time so this may not suit everyone. Changes (such as surface splits/spreading) may start to appear with the natural adjustment of the wood when it adjusts to a new environment, this is completely normal and to be expected.

      There are likely to be imperfections in the wood, such as knots, holes (of all shapes and sizes), notches, bumps, indentations, different grains and the surface may not be completely flat or smooth.

      Examples of the types of character your might expect:

       

      This is all part of the character of reclaimed wood which can be hundreds of years old, has had a former life and gives reclaimed furniture a unique look and feel, as no two pieces will be exactly the same. 

      Please note we're unable to replace/exchange furniture due to these natural features/characteristics - for more information please see our returns and refund policy.

      More Information

      More details/photos about the products can be found on the product pages of our website below the main product text.

      Delivery and Assembly

      Delivery times vary by product and current availability, please check the product pages for approximate timescales.

      Standard delivery is free to most mainland UK locations. Long distance locations, particularly remote areas, will also be subject to additional delivery time and charges. For these locations, the delivery times shown during checkout are a guide only and depending on your area, extra time may be required. Where delivery charges apply, we will combine the delivery cost for multiple items from our reclaimed furniture range. 

      Some self-assembly is required and instructions and all necessary tools will be provided. For tables and benches, screwing bases to table tops is all that is needed using the provided allen keys. 

      Deliveries are currently contactless to the door step of your property following social distancing procedure. Our standard delivery services are a 1 man service to the ground floor entrance of any property. We’d kindly ask you’re able to assist our delivery drivers receiving the furniture – we’d always advise 2 people are available to assist, particularly with larger orders. Please contact us if you have any specific delivery requirements and we will do our best to help you.

      Optional assembly services are typically available and will be shown in the delivery options during checkout.

      Deliveries days and times vary depending on locations and a time slot will be provided when delivery is arranged.

      Non mainland and remote areas of the UK will be subject to additional delivery charges. International deliveries will also incur extra charges. Please contact us for further information.

      Aftercare

      Acclimatising your indoor furniture upon delivery

      A key tip is to ensure your new indoor furniture is given time to acclimatise and is not placed in direct sunlight or next to a hot radiator.  As reclaimed wood is a natural material, excessive heat can cause the wood to split, crack or warp.

      We will be unable to replace furniture that has any such issues resulting from direct sun or heat damage.

      Usage

      Please ensure that all furniture is correctly assembled by two competent people, making sure that units with doors are squared up, so that the door open and close correctly. Any nuts and bolts at assembly points should also be periodically re-tightened.

      When moving your furniture it is always recommended to lift the item, instead of dragging, in order to avoid damage to the legs or joints. Similarly, don’t move chairs by sliding when sitting on it as this places undue stress on the legs and joints, and never lean backwards on the two rear legs.

      All items with glass should be handled gently, as damaged glass may
      spontaneously shatter if later subjected to thermal or mechanical stress.

      Prior to using the furniture for the first time, wipe over the inside of all wardrobe and cabinet drawers with a soft damp lint free cloth. Repeat with a dry lint free cloth.

      Cleaning

      Rings from cups and mugs and red wine spills are a common occurrence on tables. We recommend always using place mats and coasters under plates, cups and glasses weather hot or cold for protection - making sure to wipe up any spills quickly with a soft dry cloth to prevent staining. We also always recommend using a mat when writing, so not to dent your furniture.

      Dusting regularly and cleaning your furniture with a damp cloth from time to time will protect it from any stains forming.  An old cotton T-shirt or lint-free dishtowel works well for removing any dirt or crumbs. Wet the cloth very lightly, wring out so it’s only just damp, and wipe! Be sure to follow by drying with a lint free cloth.

      Do not use acetone, solvents, bleaching agents or silicon born products on your furniture.

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