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Against the Grain would not be possible without the support of partners, donations and volunteers...


Creating an eclectic portfolio to brighten your living space

Supplement those beiges and greys and bring a splash of colour to your living space using bold colours and exciting printed fabrics or you may prefer items which have been sympathetically restored.  Whatever your style we will have something to suit your taste.  Our young entrepreneurs are working hard to bring you a range of unique items, a few of which we’re showcasing below.

New retail space

You can also now come and visit us in our new shop at Broad Street Mall in Reading.  You can find us via St Mary’s Butts entrance of the Mall opposite Reading Bus shop, opening hours are:

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat 11-6  Wed 3-6       

We are currently working on an E-bay shop where you will also be able to purchase our products too.  All sales from our products and services are re-invested back into the training programme for our young trainees to ensure they receive appropriate tuition.


Does your furniture need a makeover?

We would love to give your furniture a new lease of life; we can make minor repairs, carry out basic upholstery, restore or repaint it. Sometimes a piece of furniture you love just doesn’t fit in with your decor but you can’t bear to let it for sentimental reasons.

Often pieces don’t need a big change because you still quite like the way they look and they do their job, but are simply worn and a little tired – we can help you refresh your furniture, whether you have your own ideas or need some inspiration.  Call us on 07827 947342 or email us today.

Featured Products

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Coffee table with sanded top & cream shelf
Coffee table with sanded top & cream shelf
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Commissioned products

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