Guy Trench Biography – Who is Guy Trench?
Guy Chenevix-Trench is a British antiques expert and artisan. He is the founder and owner of ‘Antiques By Design’ and also works as an artisan for the BBC programme ‘Money for Nothing’ and ‘Celebrity Money for Nothing’.
Guy Trench Age
He was born on July 15, 1955 in in the South East of England.
Guy Trench Family
He was born to Bridget O’Brien (mother) and Keith Everard George Chenevix-Trench (father).
Guy Trench Wife
He is married to Sarah A. Speakman since 1982. She is an interior designer.
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Guy Trench Children
Together with his wife, he has two children Olivia and Poppy.
Guy Trench Antiques
Guy is an antiques expert who says he inherited his love for antiques from his grandmother, who was an antique dealer and took Guy along to the antique fairs of Sussex when he was young.
Prior to joining the antique business je was a North Sea diver for nine years, and then I ran a windsurfing and water sports business in Essex for 17 years before he sold it. After selling his watersports business he thought of giving antiques a go. He began dealing with antiques and as he always worked with his hands he gave the antiques a quirky twist by adapting them into new household pieces.
Guy Trench Antiques by Design
Guy is the owner of ‘Antiques by Design’, an innovative company that uses a combination of antiques, reclaimed items and old materials to create beautiful and unique interior and exterior pieces. From reclaimed and restored Victorian and Regency iron and traditional wooden windows, Guy is able to create strikingly distinctive decorative mirrors. He also handcrafts luxury lamps and chandeliers of all sizes from reclaimed sporting and musical memorabilia, antique farming implements, and other unusual and archaic items.
According to the website, they offer ‘a bespoke service especially to Interior Designers, Hotel, Restaurant & Bar world, with our widespread sourcing, we will be able to meet your personal requests and designs. Commission work is always gladly taken on and we enjoy working with your ideas to create original and distinctive pieces. Please call to discuss your requirements.
We are now able to offer a custom reclaimed lighting service, we can turn your favourite items into beautiful decorative lamps, such as old sports equipment, musical instruments, tools etc. Have a look at our Reclaimed lighting section above to see examples of our work, if you are interested please do not hesitate to get in touch.’
Guy Trench Lighting
On his shop, Antiques by Design they have a creative selection of reclaimed sporting and musical memorabilia, antique farming implements, and other unusual and archaic items which are handcrafted into luxury lamps and chandeliers of all sizes.
Guy Trench Mirrors
They also reclaim and restore Victorian and Regency iron and traditional wooden windows. They are then imaginatively converted into strikingly distinctive decorative mirrors.
Guy Trench Money For Nothing
Trench is an Artisan for BBC’s Money For Nothing. On the show, he transformed a heap of Brass, which host Sarah Moore chose for him at a scrapyard into a console table with a majestic marble top, which ended up selling for £230!
Guy Trench Net worth
He has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
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