Paul has gained great expertise and skill in cabinet making, polishing, gilding and paint finishes over the 33 years he has spent in the business. “It is important to have an understanding of the historical and social context of the piece to be able to assess the condition. I can then decide on the correct method for the conservation or restoration.” Many of the methods Paul employs for his work would be no different to an eighteenth century craftsman whilst using modern reversible techniques and materials when necessary. 


Brass Inlay






Cabinet Making


Hand polishing




Dry Stripping


Key Cutting

"I am most grateful to you for your work on my various pieces. They all look better than they have ever been before. I have one or two more pieces that could benefit from your attention."

Sir Crispin Tickel GCMG KCVO

"Paul Davis has restored various antiques for me over the past eight years. He is extremely knowledgeable in his field and I have every intention of continuing to use him."

Emma Keswick
September 2014