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DIY Decorator Set



For the serious home decorator in your life, a collection of the finest handmade tools that will last a lifetime; always at the ready for a change of paint and paper, as fashions loom and ebb. And all packed into one of our very special vintage ex-museum archive boxes. 

Prices start at £84.50. Make your choice by clicking in the box below. The completed boxed set as pictured is £169.50 and includes, from left to right:

Vintage archive box £26

Our A G Hendy & Co branded boxes will make your gift that extra special. Constructed from vulcanized cardboard with an internal aluminium frame and rivets for extra rigidity, they were originally made for a well-known central London museum in the 1950s to be used as archive boxes.  Never used, they were recently discovered in a forgotten store room belonging to the museum. Once unpacked, the box offers further very useful storage solutions for today’s office and home. 

Wallpaper brush £24

This generously sized wallpaper brush has a handmade plywood handle and is stuffed with a medium-soft natural pure bristle.  Length 23.5cm

Handmade Paper scissors £85

Our hand-forged extra-long traditional paper scissors are made in Sheffield and have polished bright steel blades with semi-rounded tips - perfect for all paper, wallpaper and card cutting activities.  If you hang wallpaper, then these are the correct scissors for the job. Length 30cm

Copper bound wall brush £34.50

Our copper bound professional paintbrush is for the serious decorator who treasures a high quality brush when painting walls and ceilings.  The ply handle is handmade by the finest of woodwork manufacturers, and the pure bristle grey hog hair filling is hand bound.  Natural bristle tapers toward its tips, and gets stiffer the shorter it's cut, which makes the brush very soft at the flag end and firmer near the root.  Perfect for even paint application without brush marks.  Unlike synthetics, bristle has an extraordinary ability to hold paint in its filaments, which lends an extra-generous helping hand to the quality of your finished paintwork. Length 29cm


If you would like to make changes to the collection of products we offer here or make your own bespoke selection, then please do contact us and we will be delighted to help - and we can also take your payment over the phone.