Bespoke Sandstone Fire Surround

On August 3, 2012, in Fireplaces, by joinerbuilder

Fireplace Installation In Preston, Lancashire View more fireplace installations in Lancashire. Our client had chosen the style of fireplace they wanted, and this was faithfully reproduced by our stone masons, to exact specifications to suit the fire it would be housing. Produced in nine parts, prior to the installation in Ribchester, Preston, Lancashire.

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Creating the Illusion of a Brick Fireplace Recess.

On July 15, 2011, in Fireplaces, by joinerbuilder

Fireplace Installation in Sabden, Clitheroe, Lancashire. View more fireplace installations in Lancashire. The brickwork in this fire recess was badly blackened, yet the home owner wanted to stay faithful to the original material, so the recess was boarded out, and lined with brick slips, which were pointed up as normal brickwork. This created the illusion of [...]

Limestone Fire Surround Installation

On July 26, 2012, in Fireplaces, by joinerbuilder

Fireplace Installation in Whalley, Lancashire. View more fireplace installations in Lancashire. Already a useful DIY’er, the customer had prepared the area and removed the skirting boards, allowing us to set the hearth level, fix the limestone surround to the wall, and make good round the recess with careful positioning of the lining and closers. The importance [...]

Bespoke Oak Fire Surround

On July 5, 2012, in Fireplaces, Joinery, by joinerbuilder

Fireplace Installation in Lostock Hall, Preston, Lancashire. View more fireplace installations in Lancashire. A bespoke, oak fire surround manufactured in our workshop near Preston, Lancashire. The stone fireplace in this Victorian terrace was rendered squarely and sponged up ready receive final coats of emulsion paint. A sandstone hearth was carefully set into the existing floor covering.

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Faithful Brick Matching

On April 29, 2012, in Building, Fireplaces, by joinerbuilder

Fireplace Installation in Longridge, Preston, Lancashire View more fireplace installations in Lancashire. An example of a fireplace that has been lined in bricks chosen to match the original brick lining, which was now badly sooted up and worn. A wide range of modern bricks are manufactured to look older and brick matching services produce a choice [...]

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Lining A Fireplace Recess

On March 23, 2012, in Fireplaces, by joinerbuilder

Using stone slips to create a stone wall effect. View more fireplace installations in Lancashire. Another tricky job, this fireplace work was undertaken in Tockholes, just out of Darwen, near Blackburn, Lancashire. As the photographs show, the wood-burning stove fired the hot water to the house and the water pipes were visible, much to the annoyance [...]

Open Fire & Fireback Installation

On March 21, 2012, in Fireplaces, by joinerbuilder

Stone Fireplace Installation in Clitheroe. View More Fireplace Installations. We were sent a photograph by a house holder in Clitheroe, Lancashire, who had started opening their fireplace up. They had all the pieces of the cast iron fireback and an old stone hearth and surround they wanted to reuse.

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Traditional Fireplace Reproduction

On March 2, 2011, in Building, Fireplaces, Maintenance, by joinerbuilder

Fireplace Installation in Clitheroe, Lancashire. View more fireplace installations in Lancashire. The fireplace and chimney in this quaint Ribble Valley cottage, in Hurst Green, near Clitheroe, Lancashire, required some careful attention to recreate the effect of the original, large, stone fireplace which had been damaged by older alterations. The sand stone surround, which was manufactured and [...]

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