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Denis Pritchard

French Polisher and Cabinetmaker

Denis Pritchard, our French Polisher and Cabinetmaker was educated locally at Bandonbridge National School and Bandon Grammar School. Following an apprenticeship in Kinsale in antique furniture restoration, Denis worked as a self employed restorer and furniture maker for over 20 years in Avoca, Co. Wicklow and Aherla, Co. Cork where he now lives.

Denis has worked in conjunction with Jeffers of Bandon since the development of the piano restoration department in the late 1980s. He has been based in the piano workshop at Jeffers since the move to their current location in 2001. Specialising in wood finishing, veneer repairs and structural rebuilds, Denis brings vast experience to his area of expertise.

Denis is married to Harriet who is a local school principal. They have two children.

Other interests for Denis include sports coaching to international level, reading, travel and drinking coffee.