Mrs.W. from Hatfield, Herts

"I have known David Oakes for many years and he has restored my precious antiques, including – Hepplewhite chairs, a pair of French inlay desks, a Regency Carlton house desk and a Chippendale Chinese grandfather clock – I recommend him most highly for his skill, attention to detail and the great care he takes."

Mrs C.W. from Essendon, Herts

"Dear David,
Thank you for your careful work, manner and friendly approach to the work, us and the house – very delighted with finish."

Mr & Mrs E. from Hertford, Herts

"Thank you David for the work you have carried out on our dining furniture; we are delighted with the end result. My Mother-in-Law is particularly thrilled to see it restored to its former glory."

Mr & Mrs T. from Hertford, Herts

"Dear David,
We are absolutely delighted with the furniture you stripped, painted and distressed … The finished result better than we envisaged … quality of the finished product far superior to anything we have seen in the shops!"