Kitchen Painter, Ilkley, West Yorkshire

Posted by on May 30, 2018 in Blog, Hand Painted Kitchens Blog

Kitchen Painter, Ilkley, West Yorkshire – Blog

 

The finished kitchen painted in a deep charcoal colour

The finished kitchen painted in a deep charcoal colour

 

Project Details – 

 

Location:

Ilkley, West Yorkshire

Project Type:

Hand Painted Kitchen

Type of Doors:

Vinyl wrap with mdf substrate (slightly textured)

Colour Choice:

Farrow & Ball’s ‘Railings’ (tinted accurately to the equivalent colour in my specialist paint from Finland)

Number of Coats:

4 (2 coats of primer, 2 top coats)

Main Paint Products Used: 

Tikkurila paint system, Otex primer and Helmi 30 top coat

Basic Rundown of Stages:

Clean, mask, sand, fill, 1st coat of primer, caulk, 2nd coat of primer, top coats x 2 (sanding between each coat)

Application:

Brush and Roller (‘layed off’ to create a smooth and beautifully even finish)

Duration:

Around 2 weeks, 1 week spent painting the shell, 1 week painting the doors/drawers in my workshop

Main Alterations:

Removal of 2 units to make room for new fridge, restructuring of shell to accommodate new washing machine, new tiles and worktops

Other Additions: 

Slow close hinges, half moon brass handles and tiered knobs, shelves on free standing dresser

Testimonial: 

“Once again thanks a million for your work. A couple of lines you may want to use – “Lee painted our kitchen and provided an absolutely outstanding level of service through every part of process. Starting from our initial meeting right through to tidying up at the end the quality of his work was second to none. I would thoroughly recommend booking him now, the wait is worth it!” Mike & Hannah

 

 

The original 'off white' kitchen

The original ‘off white’ kitchen

 

The original 'off white' kitchen

The original ‘off white’ kitchen

 

The finished hand painted kitchen

The finished hand painted kitchen

 

Quite the statement piece and quite the transformation

Quite the statement piece and quite the transformation

 

The free standing cabinet part way through the prep stage

The free standing cabinet part way through the prep stage

 

The kitchen all cleaned, masked and sanded ready for painting

The kitchen all cleaned, masked and sanded ready for painting

 

The finished painted kitchen

The finished painted kitchen

 

The finished painted kitchen

The finished painted kitchen

 

Quite the shop stopping colour and handle choice

Quite the shop stopping colour and handle choice

 

Close up of the lovely even painted finish

Close up of the lovely even painted finish

 

 

Traditional Painter

Member of ‘Traditional Painter’, select specialists for hand painted kitchens and furniture

 

Lee is a member of Traditional Painter UK and their chosen kitchen and furniture painting specialist for the whole of the Yorkshire region.

Traditional Painter represents a select group of specialist kitchen and furniture painters covering the whole of the UK. With Traditional Painter there is no membership joining fee, it is invitation only, with each member being hand picked for their skill level and commitment to quality. Lee is very proud to be part of this group and follow their strict code of conduct.

To see his Traditional Painter profile please click here.

Please use the following links to see more Hand Painted Kitchens or to view the main Hand Painted Kitchens Gallery

 

Lee works throughout Yorkshire and the UK and is within easy reach for projects in Ilkley, Otley, Burley in Wharfedale, Leeds, Bradford, Barnsley, Wakefield, Halifax, Pontefract, York and the surrounding areas.