Restoration

July 2017

Creation of oak framed balcony to new build house

I was asked to look at a leaky face frame on a south facing gable to a new home. The face frame had been installed incorrectly so it was decided to not only change the face frame but creat a balcony extending the width of the gable at the same time. All of which […]

May 2017

Work begins at Stable cottage

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August 2013

False oak frame to arts and crafts house, Brixham

False oak framing made to look slightly real!!

June 2013

Creation of new great hall with sling brace oak trusses, Brixham

An existing courtyard was covered in with a set of 3 sling brace trusses and purlins with exposed oak rafters. All the frame had a hand adzed finish. The hall was panelled in reclaimed oak panelling with a double oak staircase.

 

April 2010

Conversion of stone outhouse into new kitchen with oak arch brace trusses and purlins

Creation of three arch brace trusses to roof fitted within an old stone extension. We also constructed the painted doors and fixed lights from columbian yellow pine with false glazing bars.

June 2005

Thistlegate House, Charmouth

Oak meter box with hand made oak hinges with teak pins

 

February 2005

Stuart Interiors- Norway

Fitting out a banqueting hall carved out of a mountain near Trondheim, Norway.

August 2004

Annies caravan

Annie’s barrel top gypsey wagon blew over in some heavy gales. We undertook repairs to the Ash superstructure and damaged panels.

June 2004

Elizabethan stairs

A three story spiral staircase constructed from solid triangles of oak tenoned into the central spindle. The treads are elm fixed to the oak.

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November 2002

Portmeirion restoration projects

Portmeirion in North Wales is the unusual Italian style village constructed by the architect Clough William-Ellis around various salvage items he had collected over the years in. Often featuring in the cult 60’s series ‘The Prisoner’.

In 2000-2001 we were asked by the Portmeirion Trust wether we could preserve some of the Victorian plaster ceilings […]