Carpentry Services Southampton

Category: Carpenter jobs


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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Shoe Rack with Drawers

Made from American Oak this handy piece of furniture answers the question of where to put those shoes that otherwise clutter the hallway. The two drawers above the rack serve to store scarfs, gloves and other miscellaneous items. The overall…

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Mopstick Handrail

This Softwood Mopstick handrail with black brackets fitted to an elderly gentleman’s staircase in Southampton. As I have said in past posts none of us are getting younger. The customer gratefully informed me that having this handrail will enable him…

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Sash window rescue

About ten years ago these two sash windows had double glazed units fitted after the original glass had been removed. Because the original rebates that the old glass sat in was not deep enough, the contractor machined them so that…

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Conservatory replacement.

A tired conservatory originally built approximately 50 years ago. The roof had been replaced about 15 years ago but not to a good standard. The customer a 95yr old uses the conservatory during the summer months ‘to sit and relax…

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Unpainted Crown Cap Handrail

This crown cap handrail was left unpainted so that the grain and beauty of the wood can be seen, with this in mind I took my time selecting the wood for a clean straight grain without any knots. The sweep…

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