Carpentry Services Southampton

Category: Carpenter jobs


Removing a stained glass window

How to remove a stained glass window from an old frame? To take out a piece of glass without breaking it soften the putty with paint stripper This putty was hard it was installed in 1937 so i had to…

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A display case

A display case made and fitted into a opening between the hallway and living room enabling light into the two area’s plus the added benifit of a display cabinet.

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Storage cupboard in Southampton

Storage cupboard manufactured using 18mm MDF with pine lippings, the pine on the edge of the MDF (lippings) which is 18mmx25mm prevents the MDF Sagging under weight, allows a suitable fastening for the hinge screws, ordinarily a hinge screw will work loose over…

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Floor to ceiling Bookcase

This floor to ceiling Bookcase with a total length of 4.5Meters and a height of 2.2Meters, has shelving strips fitted into groves on the sides this enables you to create various heights between the shelves at 20mm increments so that…

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Secondary glazing

Secondary glazing manufactured and fitted to a timber bay window. This format of secondary glazing is common in Europe. Essentially, a second window is fitted into the reveal. The secondary windows open inwards so the original bay window remains intact with…

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Wooden exterior doors Maintenance

I have written this in response to the number of enquiries I receive from home owners who say’ the door is only x yrs old and its falling apart’ and I take a look at a door tired before its…

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Four panel internal door

Four panel clear pine internal door fitted with a Rim Lock and knobs. Rim locks make an atractive and functional addition to internal doors not seen so much now they were very common in victorian houses.

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Porch replacement

The replacement of two posts to a porch showing the proping up of the canopy during relacement and the use of Hardwood pegs to prevent slip of the joint.

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Bespoke Oak Door

Bespoke Oak Door made from American White Oak with Oak TGV panels. The images show the manufacture and assembly of the door through to the door fitted in its final resting place. The door needed to be made because the…

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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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