David Bartram - Specialist Woodworker
1981 - present Ongoing creative projects for David Bartram Furniture - creators, conservators, craftsmen.
2011 Bought all the contents of Linford Joinery in Lichfield to expand workshop capacity.
2009 Moved into purpose built workshops at Heckingham, Norfolk
1997 Appointed Regional Furniture Conservator and Specialist Joiner for the National Trust, (East of England). This contract is ongoing and involves the advice and care of 13 historic properties including interior fitments.
1990 Moved into the Raveningham craft centre, Norfolk.
1985-1989 part time lecturer at Norwich City College, teaching cabinet making.
1984 Attained Advanced Craft City and Guilds in wood machining.
1981 Started David Bartram Furniture. Cabinet makers and conservators.
1980-1981 Attended West Dean College in West Sussex. West Dean is the UKs Premier conservation college
1979-1980 Norwich City College to study Cabinet Making. Awarded Best Student of the Year Award.
Member of the Suffolk Crafts Society.
Associate Member of the Institute of Conservation (ICON).
Member of Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB).
“We are delighted with our beautiful local ash kitchen. I cannot praise enough the expertise in making, problem solving and the finished result. The craftspeople were polite, very thoughtful, tidy and hard working.”
Jane Miller, Customer
“I have benefitted from David Bartram’s skill and knowledge since 2008, from which time he has surveyed and cared for the furniture in our collection with the highest standard of craftsmanship and expertise.”
Curator, Britten-Pears Foundation