In Pictures: Bespoke Furniture Suite

On July 2, 2012, in In Pictures, Joinery, by joinerbuilder

Whalley, near Blackburn, Lancashire. More Picture Articles. At this job the client had described what they were looking for and a scale drawing of the planned layout was drawn up for the bespoke fitted furniture installation. Click on the picture for a closer look. Whilst a continuous shelf was required to run along the whole [...]

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Video: Retro-Fit an Oak Roof Truss

On September 8, 2012, in Building, Joinery, Maintenance, Roofing, Video Articles, by joinerbuilder

Barn Conversion in Water, Rossendale, Lancashire See More Videos. Time-lapse video: Retro-fitting a traditional oak roof truss. The property had already been re-rooved and slated, with the new ridge beam passing a few inches above the post seating of the old ridge. A cleat had been fixed to the side of the post to extend [...]

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Video: A Proper Fit Sneck

On March 8, 2013, in Joinery, Maintenance, Video Articles, by joinerbuilder

A Correctly Fitted Gate Latch. Ledged & Braced Batten Gate by Marcus Whitehead, Joiner/Builder. Getting a gate to fit an opening is one thing, but getting the hardware to operate in the way it is intended is another. Take a look at this video. A good joiner will always make sure that the sneck slides [...]

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Pricing Guide: A Rugged Garden Gate, £160, Supply & Fit

On March 8, 2013, in Home & Garden, Joinery, Maintenance, Pricing Guide, by joinerbuilder

Garden Gate Joinery & Maintenance, Preston, Lancashire Cost Effective Joinery & Maintenance This garden gate is a classic design. It’s a batten gate, ledged and braced. The gate is made of eight, six-feet-long, 4″x ¾” battens, held together by two ledges, top & bottom, and braced diagonally. This historic design is the blueprint for many [...]

 

In Pictures: Shop Fascia Maintenance

On February 23, 2013, in In Pictures, Joinery, Maintenance, by joinerbuilder

Shop Fitting Preston, Blackburn & Clitheroe Shop Front Maintenance in Lancaster. More Picture Articles. Shop Fitting Preston, Blackburn & Clitheroe. The second of two jobs done for Bloom Hearing Specialists, this time in Lancaster. The site survey revealed a rotten window sill, with rot spreading to the foot of the stiles. Equally, the pilasters were [...]

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Shop Front Repairs in Blackburn

On February 21, 2013, in Joinery, Maintenance, by joinerbuilder

Shop Fascia Repairs at Bloom Hearing Specialists, Darwen Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. A change of colour scheme for the Blackburn & Lancaster branches of Bloom Hearing Specialists brought to attention the fact that some of the wooden shop fronts were showing the signs of age and had started to rot at the lower levels. This is [...]

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In Pictures: Traditional Roof Repairs

On September 1, 2012, in Building, In Pictures, Joinery, Roofing, by joinerbuilder

Roof repairs near Blackburn, Lancashire. More Picture Articles. We were sent the following photograph of a six metre wide, softwood roof truss in a historic barn in Rossendale, Lancashire. The building was undergoing renovations and had already been re-rooved. Ideally the truss should have been replaced before the roof was put on, so this job [...]

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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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Video: A Welcome Message

On March 18, 2012, in Building, Joinery, Maintenance, Roofing, Video Articles, by joinerbuilder

Marcus Whitehead Property Services. Building, Roofing, Joinery, & Maintenance Services in Preston & Blackburn, Lancashire. See More Videos.

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In Pictures: A Timber Panelled Bathroom.

On May 8, 2011, in Home & Garden, In Pictures, Joinery, Maintenance, by joinerbuilder

Bathroom Installation in Lancashire’s Ribble Valley. Painted, Wooden, Panelled Walls, Bath Panel, Boxing-In, Shelving & Tiling.

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