Visiting Tutor (Furniture Restoration)
Christopher Booth has been involved in the care of antique furniture for over forty years. After completing his training at West Dean and in Paris he worked for Jeremy’s on the King’s Road, before setting up his own restoration business, Ballantyne Booth, in Notting Hill.
Chris then moved to West Dorset where he still works as a master restorer. He is a specialist in all aspects of period property maintenance, including gilding, picture hanging, textile and fabrics, french polishing, stone masonry, veneer matching, furniture making and wax polishing.
In 1987 Christopher established Christopher Booth Furniture Restoration in Dorset, specialising in 18th century English and French furniture. In 2010 he took on the restoration and conservation of all furniture at Hoglands, former home of Henry Moore and continues with the ongoing annual maintenance for the Henry Moore Foundation.
Chris instructs our Antique Furniture Restoration short course, details can be found here.