Brass Tacks, based in Crocketford, near Dumfries, south-west Scotland, specialise in quality upholstery
services although we also sell Bronzes and garden ornaments, heirloom miniature chairs, Fabric and other items for
the home. We also have a wide range of wonderful gifts and ornamnets in our Gift shop.
The business is owned and
operated by Steven and Judith Grimshaw.
Steven entered the upholstery trade straight from school and served a traditional
five-year apprenticeship in Cheshire, a county rich with antiques and high class furniture. He gained a wealth of experience
and developed an absolute passion for traditionally crafted upholstered furniture.
In 1984, Steven and wife Judith
moved north of the border to beautiful Dumfries and Galloway and, in 1985, founded Brass Tacks Upholstery Services.
Since 1987, they have held membership of the Association of Master Upholsterers and Soft Furnishers and are very proud
to be connected to the industry's premier association.
In 1993, Brass Tacks moved into their current premises
in Crocketford where the retail of furniture, bronzes, lighting and decorative items expanded to become a major part of the
See the AMU official website for more information http://www.upholsterers.co.uk/index.php
Brass Tacks also retail upholstery supplies for the D.I.Y. and professional market.
Steven and Judith
between them have over 50 years' experience in the trade and pride themselves in offering the best possible service to
anyone appreciating traditional quality, combined with total value for money.
Although specialists in high class
traditional upholstery, they also undertake modern, contract and bespoke quality work.
Steven and Judith Grimshaw