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Jun 2014    Warwickshire Uk    Website

Carpenter, Joinery, wood turner and carver. Specialism gates, doors, traditional timber frame building. Also a national hedgelaying society accredited hedge layer.

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Workshop machinery #20: Beam planer

Today was an interesting day, I got a visit from the U.K. importer of Mafell equipment to do a demonstration. A little background may be needed Mafell make serious Carpentry tool for timber framers it’s seriously industrial kit. They also now...

Timber frame barn conversion #2: Another day some more done.

We are slowly getting through the mountain of repairs required on this timber frame. A lot of previous repairs have been done with some sort of soft wood possibly a spruce or Scots pine and it’s not stood up all that well. Theres some pieces...

Timber frame barn conversion #1: Getting a start in

So as I stated in my first blog on this job we have been called in mid term to rectify mistakes made. These mistakes really are too many to list and are quite frankly school boy errors and all are unavoidable with basic building knowledge, common...