Over 500 years old

This was my office over the weekend, an Old Hall dating back over 500 years. Most of the timber you can see in some of the pictures is original to the building, whereas other parts of the building date back to around early to mid 1700's. Need some restoration work doing in your property? Or … Continue reading Over 500 years old

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

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

Restoration of 11th century castle

Restoration also forms part of my services, so when the owners of an 11th century castle in North Yorkshire employed me to deal with a number of restoration projects and repairs,  I jumped at the chance. Apart from the new skirting, which boxes in new radiators cables - and once painted will blend in to … Continue reading Restoration of 11th century castle