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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A Young Apprentice

On August 12, 2012, in ARTICLES, NEWS, by joinerbuilder

Offering support to the local community around Ribchester, between Preston and Blackburn in Lancashire, Marcus Whitehead Property Services gives the opportunity for young people looking for work experience in the fields of building, roofing, or joinery. Here, 15 year old Hayden Jowett of Balderstones is demonstrating furniture repair on an attractive hardwood chair. The maintenance [...]

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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