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Welcome to Early Oak Reproductions Blog section.
'Latest Posts' are in date order, month by month. On the tab marked 'Home Category' you will find other specific topics that may be of interest and assistance, including Buying Tips, Oak Furniture Construction, information on Oak Furniture History, Historic Britain, plus, if you're planning a trip down to see us, our county; Wonderful Sussex


Published date 05 Jun 2023Category latest-news

Victorian Walnut Credenza

Antique Victorian walnut credenza

Currently on display in our showroom, is this most attractive Victorian walnut credenza, available for quick delivery anywhere in mainland Britain, at a very reasonable price. For more details and photos, please click the photo:... Read more >>


Published date 04 May 2019Category latest-news

More client testimonials & new Medieval style oak trestle table

Medieval style bespoke made carved oak trestle table

More client testimonials to add to our unsurpassed number of genuine recommendations:Sarah, Sussex, 30.4.19, ordered TV stand by email:"It's perfect. Many thanks for your help and speedy turnaround."Quentin & Elena, London, 14.4.19, visited showroom & ordered a number of pieces:"I just arrived in... Read more >>


Published date 19 Feb 2019Category latest-news

Price reductions on some of our bespoke pieces

Oak bed with fielded panels and acorn finials

We don't have 'Sales' but, at a time when everything around us is going up in price, we are delighted to announce price reductions on some of our Wilmington range bespoke pieces. This has mainly come about through streamlining revisions in manufacturing processes, whilst maintaining the exact same unbeatable... Read more >>


Published date 15 Feb 2019Category latest-news

How to get a large oak wardrobe into a cottage bedroom

Screenshot of wardrobe blog

When you see the size of the wardrobe, you'll likely wonder how on earth we got it up this twisty-turny tiny cottage staircase into the bedroom of our clients Oxfordshire home. Click on the photo to see how we did it.... Read more >>


Published date 08 Sep 2018Category latest-news

Book your oak furniture commission early for Christmas

Period style oak table chairs in 16th century timber framed interior

We recommend that you book your period style oak furniture commission early for Christmas. We've been nice and busy for most of the summer months, but if past years are anything to go by, we start to get really busy soon and it doesn't tend to ease up until well into the New Year.So the sooner you get your... Read more >>


Published date 06 Aug 2018Category latest-news

Commission for Medieval style handmade oak trestle table

Medieval style oak trestle table made from old reclaimed oak

We're delighted and rather excited to have been commissioned to make a copy of this Medieval style trestle table, which was originally designed and handmade by our managing director, Nicholas Berry, over 20 years ago, from old reclaimed oak. He also designed and made the linen-fold panelled settle behind and... Read more >>


Published date 06 Apr 2018Category latest-news

Period style oak furniture project for Grade I Listed house

Unusual period style oak furniture project with 21st century inclusions

An unusual period style oak furniture project for our clients Grade 1 listed manor house, in Somerset. The latest addition to our 'Bespoke Design' category and one where we had to incorporate some 21st century domestic conveniences. One of the clues is in the photo below.For more details, click Special... Read more >>


Published date 22 Mar 2018Category latest-news

Mixing styles of antique replica oak carvers & side chairs

Mixing antique style solid seat oak carvers and fully upholstered oak side chairs.

The latest addition to our comprehensive room scenes 'Inspiration' collections, shows how our client has cleverly mixed two different styles of replica antique dining chairs for their Sussex home. Solid seat carvers and fully upholstered side chairs are 'brought together' visually, by using the same fabric on... Read more >>


Published date 19 Feb 2018Category latest-news

Trading Standards Approved for another year

Early Oak Reproductions are Trading Standards Approved for another year

We're proud to announce that we're Trading Standards Approved for another year. We've been members of their national Buy-With-Confidence scheme since 2012, giving our clients the benefit of the added security that offers, in terms of dealing with a company who've been rigorously vetted to ensure we're legal,... Read more >>


Published date 10 Feb 2018Category latest-news

Our 2nd best January for commissions ever

Early Oak Reproductions Sussex showroom

Last month saw our 2nd best January, for new commissions, ever. Partly why we haven't had the time to do much up-dating here on our 'latest news' blog or to our website in general, save for adding in some great pieces of genuine feedback from clients to our Recommendations page and our Trading Standards -... Read more >>


Published date 21 Dec 2017Category latest-news

We don't do sales - here's why

Period style oak table and chairs in Kent home

We don't have sales. Never have done and never will...at any time of the year! Why? It doesn't fit well with our products. As opposed to the clothing industry, for example, who need to clear surplus out-of-season stock, to make way for new lines. We don't, nor does anyone else in our sector. Our... Read more >>


Published date 04 Nov 2017Category latest-news

US interior design co. selects Early Oak Reproductions

16th century Elizabethan style hand-made and hand-carved oak console table.

An award winning US interior design company selects Early Oak Reproductions, to design and produce this bespoke 16th century Elizabethan style British hand-made and hand-carved oak console table:See more details here on our product page: 16th century Elizabethan style carved oak console table ... Read more >>


Published date 30 Aug 2017Category latest-news

Latest Trading Standards - Buy With Confidence feedback

Latest Trading Standards - Buy With Confidence feedback

Latest feedback for July and August submitted independently from us, onto our membership page on Trading Standards - Buy With Confidence website:"Polite, friendly, efficient, simply excellent service.""Excellent start to finish." "I was impressed with the speed and detail to any query. Top level... Read more >>


Published date 16 Aug 2017Category latest-news

Busy time for Berwick Court Farm & Early Oak Reproductions

Harvest at Berwick Court Farm 2017

It's harvest time once again at Berwick Court Farm. And whilst the farmers are busy on the fields, we've been busy in our showroom and workshops. Scroll down for more info...Two new products added to our ever growing early oak replica furniture portfolio:Antique style oak pot board dresser base.Period style oak... Read more >>


Published date 05 Aug 2017Category latest-news

New interior views of client homes added to our collections

Games table in library on occasional furniture collection

Three new interior shots of our furniture in our client's homes added to our dining room, occasional and miscellaneous items collections.Oak games table in the library of a 17th century Sussex cottage, added to our Traditional oak occasional furniture in Period Interiors:Bespoke oak refectory table and... Read more >>


Published date 29 Jul 2017Category latest-news

New bespoke oak pieces & latest client feedback for July

New products added to our bespoke early oak reproduction furniture portfolio

Latest feedback from our clients:AM, Manor House, Somerset, 27.7.17, visited showroom:"Dear Nick, we took delivery this morning of the bespoke pantry dresser you made for us and we are absolutely delighted with it. It surpasses all of our expectations, and they were high expectations! The piece sits perfectly... Read more >>


Published date 25 Jun 2017Category historic-britain

14th Century Bodiam Castle in East Sussex

Bodium Castle, nr Robertsbridge, Sussex.

Bodiam Castle is late medieval moated castle, a Scheduled Monument and Grade I Listed. It is situated near the village of Robertsbridge, in East Sussex, about 28 miles and an hour away from our oak reproduction furniture showroom. Built by Sir Edward Dalyngrigge in 1385, it was always intended to be both a... Read more >>


Published date 23 Jun 2017Category latest-news

New testimonials, interior photos, products & blogs

Latest testimonials from our clients.

Catching up with our ever busy company activities, includes (click on the text or photos):Latest testimonials received from our clients:Latest interior shots of our furniture in our clients homes:Latest products added to our ever growing furniture portfolio:Plus Allied interests covering 'Wonderful... Read more >>


Published date 10 Jun 2017Category wonderful-sussex

Alfriston School & Berwick Church Swift Conservation Project

Alfriston School and Berwick Church Swift Project 2017

Alfriston Primary School, in partnership with 12th century St Michael and All Angels parish church, in nearby Berwick village (just a short walk from our showroom), are running a swift conservation project during 2017. This project, in response to the decline in numbers in the UK, was inspired by a mourner at... Read more >>


Published date 05 Jun 2017Category latest-news

C17th style oak radiator cover & matching console table

17th century style oak radiator cover and complimentary console table.

Latest additions to our ever growing bespoke reproduction early oak furniture portfolio, is this radiator cover, based on an original 17th century standing cupboard and a matching size oak console table, with complimentary leg turnings. Custom made for our client in Warwickshire, they are available individually... Read more >>


Published date 31 May 2017Category historic-britain

Great Dixter, East Sussex - An historic house of three parts

Great Dixter front elevations showing the great hall and porch extension.

Great Dixter, as we see today in these photos, or indeed you can visit and see for yourself, is a combination of the original mid-15th century building, the work and vision of its early 20th century owner, Nathaniel Lloyd, together with his shrewdly appointed architect, Edwin Lutyens, as well as the further... Read more >>


Published date 27 May 2017Category latest-news

Value-for-money period style oak dining sets re-introduced

Period style oak pedestal dining table and chairs in ancient beamed room

We're pleased to re-introduce our popular dining set packages. Utilizing our Berwick semi-bespoke range furniture, where you have a choice of pedestal style dining table, or refectory style, and a choice of solid seat chairs, upholstered seat, or fully upholstered, available as side and armchairs (carvers) in... Read more >>


Published date 25 May 2017Category wonderful-sussex

C15th Bayleaf farmhouse and farmstead at Singleton museum

Bayleaf farmhouse and farmstead at the Weald and Downland Open Air Museum

The Weald and Downland Museum, at Singleton, in West Sussex, has been developing the site surrounding the beautiful reconstructed Wealden Hall House, known as Bayleaf, since 1987. Using Medieval manuscript illustrations and early documents as detailed recorded evidence, the intention is to create, as close as... Read more >>


Published date 25 May 2017Category latest-news

More (very happy) client's Room Scenes & Testimonials added

New client dining room scenes added to our Inspiration collection.

We've added several new (very happy) client's room scenes to our Period Style Oak Dining Furniture in Traditional Interiors and Traditional oak occasional furniture in Period Interiors collections. In total, we now have over 220 room photos published, many of them sent in by our clients, of all manner... Read more >>


Published date 20 May 2017Category historic-britain

13th century church, viewed from the Fawsley Estate, Northants

View of the 13th century church of St Mary the Virgin, from the Fawsley Estate, Northants.

A picture of tranquillity, from the Fawsley Estate in Northants. The church of St Mary the Virgin, was granted Grade I Listed status in 1968 and dates back to the early 13th century. It’s isolation we see today, is a consequence of the surrounding village being destroyed by the Knightley family, during... Read more >>


Published date 13 May 2017Category latest-news

Traditional handmade oak coffee tables in Sussex showroom

Traditional style oak pot-board coffee table with glass top.

Our 1,000 sq.ft. Sussex country showroom, in the South Down National Park, is packed full of period style oak furniture, including a number of traditionally styled coffee tables. The glass-top pot-board example shown here is one of a pair, currently offered at a special price, including delivery...For more... Read more >>


Published date 09 May 2017Category latest-news

Early Oak Reproductions comply with PCI DSS Requirements

Early Oak Reproductions showroom of oak furniture and period accessories.

Not only do Early Oak Reproductions have a fabulous 1,000 sq.ft. showroom, packed with replica bespoke antique style oak furniture and traditional accessories for your home, we also fully comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (scroll down for further information):For on-line orders,... Read more >>


Published date 13 Mar 2017Category latest-news

We are now a GeoTrust Inc. certified secure https website

Early Oak Reproductions website is now a certified https secure site.

Early Oak Reproductions website is now a certified https (hypertext transfer protocol secure) secure site. That means any personal data you input, whether by registering your details, sending an email, or placing an online order, is encrypted. This makes it difficult for unauthorized people to view information... Read more >>


Published date 01 Mar 2017Category latest-news

Large oak coffee table, newly arrived for immediate delivery

Large square oak potboard coffee table in showroom

We're delighted to have a superb example of our popular large square oak potboard coffee tables, newly arrived at our showroom. At 140cm square x 46cm high, it is finished in our attractive mid colour; 'Aged Sienna' and 'Medium Aged'. Do visit our 1,000 square foot showroom to view (always call us first),... Read more >>


Published date 25 Feb 2017Category latest-news

New period oak furniture designs added to our collection

New period style oak bedroom furniture designs

Specially commissioned from our Surrey client, we're pleased to add these three period oak furniture designs to our Wilmington bespoke bedroom furniture range.To view the actual pieces on our product pages, starting top left clockwise:Traditional design oak bedside cabinet with 3 drawersDouble width 4-drawer... Read more >>



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