Adrian G. Morgan

About

Training and Background

Adrian served his apprenticeship with Michael Hedgecoe Antique Furniture Restoration, Surrey, which is considered to be one of the finest workshops in the south of England.

During his apprenticeship Adrian worked for many clients. This included work on numerous pieces of furniture, much of them being extemely fine French and Georgian pieces.

Adrian's training consisted of three years working with a Master Craftsman - Richard Lloyd, as a Cabinet Maker. Then two more years as an improver and restorer. Adrian is a qualified cabinet maker and furniture restorer, having trained at both the West Dean college in Sussex and Bruce Luckhurst Antique furniture restoration and conservation school in Bethersden, Kent.

Adrian is a skilled craftsman and expert in the following areas:

  • Veneering
  • Parquetry
  • Carving
  • Gilding
  • Marquetry
  • Inlaying
  • Wood engraving
  • Metal work
  • Key making
  • Wood finishing's including oil,¬†wax, and shellac polishing
  • Modern finishes for newer items of furniture