After graduation I started the business from small beginnings in a private workshop. Whilst slowly building my client base, I received an award from the Prince's Trust as well as a European Union scholarship. At this time I became good friends with a local restorer who helped me to hone the skills I had already acquired. Following his retirement I took over the premises at the Old Wool Barn and the business began to grow.
During eight years of business I have been fortunate enough to work on many beautiful pieces of furniture, including some for a major London auction house as a result of a customer recommendation.