Carpentry Services Southampton

Category: Carpenter jobs


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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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…

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Oak Slips in Southampton

Often it is the case that the mitre joint on a cill opens up. This happens a result of shrinkage usually after a prolonged spell of dry weather. The joint will remain open and this will allow moisture to penetrate…

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Timber flannels

I was pleased to be able to save this door. An original 1950s exterior back door, apart from the area of rot immediately below the glazing the rest of the door was sound. The rot had taken hold along the…

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Circular windows

A opportunity arose for me to undertake some circular work. The window in question had been re-glazed approximately 10years ago. Unfortunately the glazier did not measure the bend correctly and had to fit the glass ‘off centre of the bend’….

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Window cill replacement

This started as a small area of rot in one of the corners. But once I started It became apparent that the whole cill had perished. The exterior walls had been rendered and the interior walls plastered after the window…

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