Carpentry Services Southampton

Category: Carpenter jobs


Draught proofing

Proofing Sash Windows   Sash windows can be draughty, particularly older examples. In fact the total amount of escape of heat around a box sash window is equivalent to having a hole about 4” square to the outside world. Fitting…

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Porch storage boxes

A solution to Porch Pirates The customer kept getting their milk stolen. They claimed that it was not any one individual but people who on their way home from centralSouthampton nightclubs fancied some ‘refreshment’ . Their milk being delivered in…

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Wooden flannels and slips

Wooden flannels and slips, repairs on a wooden window frame.

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Double extension drawers

Double extension drawers for an elderly couple approached me for advice about their kitchen

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Removal of Collins windows

After the removal of the old windows and prior to the installation of the new replacements the cills in part needed to be replaced. It is usually the external component of the cill that needs to be replaced as this…

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Herbert Collins – Architect

Herbert Collins 1885-1975 was a British architect.He designed many suburban developments in Southampton primarily but not exclusively around the Highfield and Basset Green area of Southampton.Distinctive in their design and built during the 1920s and 1930s. Today their uniqueness is…

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Cabinets with overhead shelves.

Made using 18mm MDF with all edging in Joinery Grade Redwood. The customer had a collection of flat pack bookcases that they had dotted around their home taking up valuable space including in both alcoves but being shop bought they…

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Continuous Handrail.

An elderly customer required a continuous handrail from the top to the bottom of a winding staircase. This was essential as they found it difficult to let go and remain steady before grabbing the next section. By providing this handrail…

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Replacement of Front Porch

I was asked over the phone to do a repair. On my visit it soon became obvious this porch was way beyond repair. The roofing felt had perished letting in the rain which resulted in a completely rotten ceiling and…

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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…

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