Carpentry Services Southampton

Category: Carpenter jobs


Repairing a rotted window

These images show the process of repairing a rotted corner in an otherwise sound hardwood window frame. This rot occurred almost certainly due to the failure of the rubber draught seal that is fitted to this type of window. Over time, the…

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Fitted Floor-to-ceiling Wardrobes

Here is an example of hand-made and fitted floor-to-ceiling wardrobes in a early victorian house. The doors are manufactured using MDF panels and joinery grade pine. The panels are then painted to suit the décor in the room and the…

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Repairs to a bay window

These pictures show repairs to a bay window: replacing the cill, machining out the rotten timber on the bottom rail and the stile to a fixed window, and fitting timber cheeks.

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Window Cill Repairs

This shows a repair to the corner of a window cill that had been chewed by a previous owner’s dog, showing the method of routing out the damaged piece and the finished repair.

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Replacement Front Door with Side Lights

Here are two side lights, manufactured then installed into a brick arch, with a replacement front door.

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Greenhouse Assembly

I undertook this aluminium-framed greenhouse assembly from a kit  – not my usual work.  The greenhouse measured 16ft x 8 ft. The brickwork was done by a third party. The whole assembly process took 3 days including the glazing.

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Refurbishment of a fan light in Southampton

This is the refurbishment of a fan light (the glazing above a door). This particular fan light had rotted because of the failure of the putty, which is a common cause of rot in timber frames and widows. It is important…

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Repairs to a Porch in Southampton

This image shows the repair and replacement of the bottom portion of a supporting post to a porch. The method used is a 45 degree scarf with a timber key machined through to prevent slip of the joint in years…

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Under-stair Storage and Fixing Squeaky Stairs

Understair storage is a great way of utilising space under the stairs, particulary if shelves are incorperated into the design. Cupboards can hide all that stuff that clutters up the hallway – boots, coats, pushchairs, vacuum cleaners, and so on.  These doors are…

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Boat Repairs

Here are some images showing repairs to a fishing boat, replacing in part the rubbing strake and gunwale – this is the side of the boat – and the replacement of the foredeck and deck beam.

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