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

Have a seat

As well as a range of handyman and woodcraft services, I also undertake a lot of restoration projects, mostly at old and historic properties. This week I was asked if I could save and restore a much loved bench that has for a very long time been part of the Cawood Castle landscape. I jumped at … Continue reading Have a seat