Rebuilding a Victorian Style door.

This door was almost beyond saving indeed at one point I thought is it really worth it.  The glazing had not been installed with adequate sealants so the rain had penetrated behind the beading at the base of the glass and the result as you can see was extensive rot   to the middle rail. ThisContinue reading “Rebuilding a Victorian Style door.”

Replacement beading to exterior doors.

These doors in essence are in good condition. Indeed the french doors are handmade from Burmease Teak -probably the most robust of all timbers but alas no longer available and actually illegal to import into the uk. These are about 30 years old.So the beading has come away from the rebate and the rain is doingContinue reading “Replacement beading to exterior doors.”

Wardrobe doors from Pallet wood

A project undertaken by Suzanne Carr. This will one day be the norm , upcycling materials; in this case pallets into sliding wardrobe doors. Unique and stylish I think this is a brilliant use of reclaimed wood I helped Suzanne with some of the technical issues that arose but apart from doing some machining ofContinue reading “Wardrobe doors from Pallet wood”

Thoughts on a plywood door

If Art is an enhancement of the everyday is this door Art? Feel the surface of the wood and breathe in the smell of wood.  Follow the grain of the wood, the imperfections, the differing tones in the colour and experience the pleasure that comes from noticing these things. Feel that strangely soft surface withContinue reading “Thoughts on a plywood door”