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What is green oak framing?

What is green oak framing?

Green oak framing is when recently felled oak is used to create a structural framework. The ‘green’ oak can form the skeletal structure for buildings, bridges, roof trusses, porches, cabins and other timber structures. After a tree is felled, it is transported to the sawmill where it is cut to the size and length of […]

2012 Ideal Home Show, The Prince’s House

2012 Ideal Home Show, The Prince’s House

After finishing my Building Craft Apprenticeship I was asked to design and build some furniture for the Arts and Craft Prince’s House at the 2012 Ideal Home Show. It was an honour to be involved in such an inspirational project. The Prince’s House exhibits craftsmanship from various sectors; from textiles and wallpaper to bespoke kitchens. […]

On Placement at Buntingsdale Hall

On Placement at Buntingsdale Hall

For the past 5 weeks I have been working at Buntingsdale Hall, in Shropshire, owned by the Macworth Family. I have made some curved timber steps, a curved louvred door frame and door, and a jetty. I spent the first week easing, fixing and re-cording many of the sash windows at the hall. I then […]