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Smart Storage Units Start with Joinery Skill

DIY enthusiasts notwithstanding, love of woodwork is universal. It combines maths and art in rewarding ways. However, for those of us who don’t fancy a ‘DIY giveaway’, calling in the experts will save much embarrassment. Storage units, in particular, could do with the expert eye and design talent of a trusted joiner to create the perfect solution to any storage wars. Over our many years in business, we have found that the same questions regarding storage units keep coming up....

What is the Idea Behind Cabinets?

According to Encyclopaedia Britannica, cabinets - in relation to furniture and not parliament-  originally referred to a small room for displaying precious objects. This evolved into displaying or storing items of significance in a piece of furniture comprising multiple drawers enclosed by a set of doors. Set in the late Renaissance period, Italy claims the earliest known use of such furniture-like cabinets. Considered as prized pieces, cabinets became popular in many parts of Europe. Some cabinets, with elaborate inlays, carvings...

Choosing The Best Wooden Doors For Your Home

Doors are more than just the sum of their parts. They may seem ordinary to most people, but, whether they’re made from wood, aluminium, uPVC or a composite, they can really set the tone for what to expect once you step through them. This is particularly true for front doors. They form a significant part of the first impression people have of your home. This is why choosing the material for your doors – both internal and external – shouldn’t...

Maximise Small Spaces with Clever Joinery Solutions

Space can often be something of a luxury. However, we believe that living in small spaces doesn’t automatically equate to a cramped or uncomfortable home. It can be exciting and surprisingly simple to maximise your space by making the most of clever joinery solutions and a little ingenuity. Here are a few ideas on how you can put every inch of your available space to good use and create a practical and comfortable environment. Hideaway Storage Turn the first few steps of...

Bespoke Carpentry’s Staircase Designs Mean You Can Have It All Your Own Way

The subject of novels, songs, movies and art, staircases evoke fantasy, romance, history and style. But they also have negative connotations; cramped staircases, steep staircases, rickety staircases and unsafe staircases come to mind. There is no excuse nowadays though, to put up with anything less than the perfect staircase because with brilliant, bespoke staircase design carpenters, you can indeed have it all your own way. Passionate Carpentry Delivers Flawless Staircase Design There’s no question about it, people who work with wood...

Who Should You Call – A Carpenter or a Joiner?

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a carpenter and a joiner? If you were to run a Google search for someone to fit some kitchen cupboards what word would you use? What about finding the best person to build you a bespoke staircase in your new home? While the words ‘carpenter’ and ‘joiner’ are often used interchangeably – and there are certainly some skills overlap – there is a difference between the two. Shall we explore these differences...