Saving rare doors

These doors are so unique you can't find them anymore, which is why restoration was the only option to maintain the look of the conservatory in Otley. Over the many years the weather had pretty much rotted away the bottom section of the doors. Careful - clinical - restoration was in order to ensure these … Continue reading Saving rare doors

Saving Victorian decorative posts

Although I love every job I do, not matter if its a handyman job or a woodcraft project, but sometimes I really love the more interesting projects, like restoring six Victorian - style posts, which have been badly damaged by the weather. Got a handyman, woodcraft or restoration project ini mind? Whatever the task, just … Continue reading Saving Victorian decorative posts

Woodworm sees makeover

A customer who lives in Calverley discovered all of the cabinet framing and panelling in the living room was invested with woodworm. All the invested timber was safety removed and the cabinets, including the framing and panels were re-made. All the skirting also had to be removed and replaced, along with some of the shelving. … Continue reading Woodworm sees makeover

home modernising services

Following a complete modernisation of a bungalow in Bramley, which required me to strip and remove old carpets, doors and fixings; then decorate throughout ready for new carpets to be fitted, I then moved on to installing new curtain rails, hanging pictures, fixing TVs to walls and then replace damaged skirting boards and, install new … Continue reading home modernising services

Restoration & development at 500 year-old property

It's been a nice trip to North Yorkshire today, undertaking some projects at a property that dates back over 400-years. Jobs included custom making a wooden door stop to prevent visitors to the property from accidentally banging the bathroom door into the light fitting on the wall; other jobs including fitting period fixtures, such as … Continue reading Restoration & development at 500 year-old property