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My oak frame project. Where do I start?

My oak frame project. Where do I start?

If you’re planning an oak frame project from scratch, here’s our advice on a) the process to follow and b) how we work. There are four key stages to creating your oak frame… A note about planning permission Does my project need planning permission? Go straight to your local council’s website or the planning portal […]

Traditional oak framing in a modern world

Traditional oak framing in a modern world

Although traditional oak framing is a historic building method that has been around for hundreds of years, it is as relevent within the construction industry today as it ever has been. With the shift in the building industry towards more sustainable methods, timber framing will only become a more important part of the industry. When […]

Dumfries House Summerhouse – Live Build 2012

Dumfries House Summerhouse – Live Build 2012

This summerhouse sits at the heart of the walled garden at Dumfries House. The Queen Elizabeth Garden is now one of the largest walled gardens in Scotland and produces vegetables for the estate’s cafe and restaurant. The walled garden summerhouse was the 2012 Live Build project, part of the Prince’s Foundation Building Craft Apprenticeship programme. The […]

Colemore Garden Pavilion

Colemore Garden Pavilion

For the past two month Ben Collyns and I have been working on this octagonal thatched timber framed garden pavilion. Ben designed the structure, and asked me to help with the timber frame. It was a challenging building to construct, but we both enjoyed it, and are really pleased with the result.  This timber framed […]