Carpentry Services Southampton

Category: Carpenter jobs


A porch that was condemned (how to save £1000s)

Our latest carpentry job in and around Southampton. This time I touch on the issue of replacing entirely a wood porch or resnovating it.

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Yorkshire lights

This example required new shoes -the sliding windows run along Oak or metal runners fixed to the cill and housed in a rebate cut to the underside of the bottom rail, known as a plough groove

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An opener extensively damaged by wet rot.

A wooden window damaged by wet rot and how it was repaired

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New lease of life for a neglected window

What we did to renovate an old wood frame window in Southampton

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Raised bed in Southampton

A 2.4mt x 1.7mt raised bed that fills an otherwise unused patch in the garden. The customer hopes to grow squash and courgettes around the edges so that they can overhang and leaks and onions in the middle. Should work…

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Major rebuild of a bay window.

This bay required extensive refurbishment. Cutting out of most of the bottom 20% , new windows, removal and repair of all the leaded glass before re-fitting. and the introduction of secondary glazing into the leaded windows – the lead came…

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Leaded windows repairs

This was a challenging project. The leaded windows had extensive rot to the bottom rail and both the left and right hand stiles. New windows were made. Because of the long term exposure to high moisture laden timber frames the…

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Wardrobe and Drawers

Made from a combination of MDF and joinery grade softwood the customer also required a chest of drawers to be housed inside the wardrobe. The drawers could only be 550mm from the front to the back. However each drawer is…

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Fire Wood store and storage

This Fire Wood store and storage area made use of a redundant corner in a back garden. Constructed from Tanalised softwood for extra durability with Cedar wood tingles for the roof it should last a few years to say the…

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Repairing leaded windows in Southampton

An inevitable problem when removing leaded glass from a rotten window is that the solder can break at the joints and/or the edge came breaks away. Generally the longer the glass has been in place the more likely this will…

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