Monday, 16 November 2020

New Chestnut framed porch in Llangarron



Before demolition, rotting single glazing, fibre cement roof

New chestnut porch. Stone plinth from existing porch retained. Fresh sawn chestnut frame, double glazed. Reclaimed heavy Welsh slate roof with lead rolled hip soakers. Chestnut from Mitchel Troy, softwood (rafters and ceiling boards) - western red cedar from Llangarron. All timber sash windows in house fitted by us in September 2018.

Side view showing opening window and lead rolled hip soakers

Western red cedar window sill

Sunday, 2 June 2019

Saturday, 1 June 2019

British grown western red cedar rainscreen cladding

Interesting weathering on this cedar cladding. The tannin has been driven out of the exposed corner towards the more sheltered part of the wall.

Garden landscaping in Hentland

New larch vegetable bed boards

New stone retaining wall with brick coping

New metal gates fitted in Hentland

Gates supplied by
New steel gates and pots fitted. Stone wall ends altered and copings added to match existing. Channel drain fitted with new brick edging. Bricks courtesy of

Thursday, 23 May 2019

Veranda rebuild, Newton St Margarets

An existing veranda was dismantled, a new structure was built running the opposite way with new oak frame and steel guttering. The glass was reused.