Old Joinery books and woodworking plans I love books and I love making all manner of things out of timber, so what could possibly be better than old joinery books? I say old joinery books, a… Read More
My Oak has gone black! How do I remove the staining? Ever since I wrote the guide to painting or staining gates and doors, I’ve been emailed or phoned hundreds of times about a problem… Read More
How To Make a Bird Box: Build this Nesting Box to Bring Birds To Your Home A nesting box is more than likely the easiest thing you could hope to make out of timber; it’s basically just… Read More
Removing small dents from wood It’s all too easy when working with timber to damage it, for example, missing with your hammer and leaving hammer rash all over your nicely planed timber… Read More
Free timber to Hawarden High School If you’ve been reading our blog, or following us on social media, then you’re probably aware that for the last few months, we’ve been gi… Read More
The ultimate guide to buying a wooden gate that lasts! There are a wide range of different types of wooden gates on the market: hardwood or softwood gates, ledged gates, morticed and tenon j… Read More
Bespoke wooden gates with raised panels From time to time, as we are making a bespoke gate, (by bespoke I mean a gate made to our customer’s own design, rather than a made to measure g… Read More
Bespoke wooden Victorian gates As well as our range of standard designs of wooden gates which we make to measure, we also manufacture bespoke gates, i.e. gates made to your own designs. Usua… Read More
Who knows what goes on behind (new) closed (garage) doors? Their eyes met across a crowded (glazing) bar, ‘Can I get you a drink?’ he said. ‘I’ll have a gin and slim… Read More
Gate locks for wooden gates and garage doors; a guide. You’ve quite a choice of gate locks for wooden gates and garage doors, ranging from the simple to fit, to the more secure but har… Read More
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