French polishing and antique furniture restoration

May 1, 2020

SNOOKER & BILLIARDS. ANTIQUE SCOREBOARDS RESTORATION, DAY 4. Finished!

The completed scoreboards. Restoration has now been completed on this group of antique snooker & billiards scoreboards.

Full details of prices will be added to the website this week.

We will be donating all profits from these scoreboards to the NHS.

April 30, 2020

SNOOKER & BILLIARDS. ANTIQUE SCOREBOARDS RESTORATION, DAY 3.

Day 3 of the scoreboards restoration.

SNOOKER & BILLIARDS. ANTIQUE SCOREBOARDS RESTORATION, DAY 3.

April 29, 2020

Snooker & Billiards. Antique scoreboards restoration, day 2.

The scoreboards have now been stripped, ready for polishing. Please watch the video for more details.

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April 28, 2020

Snooker & billiards. Antique scoreboards restoration.

This week’s latest restoration project. We will be restoring this group of sad looking scoreboards.
More images coming soon.

April 24, 2020

‘Upcycling’ 6ft antique Riley snooker dining table to a 6ft billiards table.

An antique oak snooker dining table with missing dining leaves, and missing ‘rise and fall’ mechanism.

This 6ft Riley table is currently being restored. We will convert this old diner into a billiards table, and the height will be raised to billiards table height.

Full details of this table: http://www.brownsantiques.co.uk/products/upcycled-6ft-oak-riley-snooker-billiards-table-b778/

Video, day 1.

(yes, still need to work on the video skills)

Upcycling Day 1. Antique Riley snooker diner becomes 6ft billiards table.

Video, day 2.

Upcycling Day 2. Antique Riley snooker diner becomes 6ft billiards table.

Video, day 3.

Upcycling Day 3. Antique Riley snooker diner becomes 6ft billiards table.

Video, day 4.

Upcycling Day 4. Antique Riley snooker diner becomes 6ft billiards table.
March 27, 2020

NEW WAYS OF WORKING

Following several customer requests, we will be posting videos of some of our stock from now on, allowing potential customers to view items in detail, online.

If there is an item that you are interested in, please contact us, and we will upload or email a video for you to view.

Stay tuned, first videos coming soon!

Antique Riley 6ft snooker dining table
Antique Riley 6ft snooker dining table
November 23, 2018

Indie Friday. ‘Just a Card’ Week

Have you heard of the Just A Card Campaign?

This week we’ve been taking part in Just A Card Indie Week.  Spreading the word about fabulous, small, creative, businesses.

The JUST A CARD campaign aims to encourage people to buy from Designer/Makers and Independent Galleries and Shops by reinforcing the message that all purchases, however small, even ‘just a card’ are so vital to the prosperity and survival of small businesses.

Read more about the campaign here: Just A Card

Better still, follow us on Instagram and Twitter to find out more!

In keeping with the spirit of the JUST A CARD campaign, a quick shout out for one of our favourite independent artists:

Jonathan Mansfield

Check out Jon’s website for some truly stunning, original paintings. jonathanmansfieldart.com

painting

Jonathan Mansfield. Wales 2018.

 

Forget Black Friday, support INDIE FRIDAY instead!

Indie Friday. Just A Card Campaign. justacard

Indie Friday. Just A Card Campaign.

 

November 20, 2017

Customer comments

We are always delighted to receive customer feedback.  See our testimonials page to see what people say about Brown’s Antiques.  We have shown a selection of comments below.

Thank you for all your lovely comments.

 

  • ”Thanks for a great job with everything! The delivery team were very helpful as well.”

 

  • ” Many thanks for such great service – it has been a pleasure dealing with all of you. ”

 

  • ” Many thanks. Really happy with the table and the excellence provided in delivery and the service provided throughout. Real pleasure to do business with a true craftsman and great guy to boot!
    Thanks again.”

 

Brown's Antiques, Billiards and Interiors

Brown’s Antiques, Billiards and Interiors

October 17, 2017

Restored Riley snooker diner

Fabulous!  A restored Riley antique snooker diner with cabriole legs, and ball and claw feet.

Playing size: 6ft, would make an ideal pool table.

This table has been fully restored, re-rubbered and re-covered in a blue cloth.

If you fancy a table like this in time for Christmas, let us know now!

Typical restoration time is 4-6 weeks, so don’t leave it too late!

E J Riley antique snooker diner with blue cloth.

E J Riley antique snooker diner with blue cloth.

Restored Riley antique snooker diner with blue cloth.

Restored Riley antique snooker diner with blue cloth.

 

 

September 15, 2017

8ft Antique Snooker Diner

We have just restored and installed this lovely 8ft antique snooker diner by Riley.

This particular table is  mahogany. All woodwork was carefully restored by hand, and the playing surface has been re-covered.

To view all our antique snooker diners for sale, click here.

A restored antique snooker diner in mahogany by Riley.

A restored antique snooker diner in mahogany by Riley.