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18
DEC
2015

Merry Christmas!

Christmas has arrived in the Carpenter Oak office – Lee (seen above dressed as Prancer) gets particularly over-excited at this time of year, with Wham! blasting out at full volume, much to Stu’s distraction. We had to politely decline the many requests to produce a calendar...
07
DEC
2015
Oak Frame House

Oak Framed Houses Open Days

Many thanks to Anthony and Darren for showing budding self-builders around their oak framed home last weekend, in all about sixty-odd visitors! Some great feedback: Can we say a very big thanks to you and your team for arranging this open day. The hospitality of yourselves and...
02
NOV
2015
Build It Magazine Front Cover October 2015

Build It Magazine Feature Two Carpenter Oak Homes

A true testament to the diversity enabled when building with an oak frame, Build It magazine have featured two contrasting Carpenter Oak self-build homes. In October’s issue, David and Jenny Spillane’s recently completed modern oak framed home took front-page status; wowing...
28
OCT
2015

Find us at the NSBRC – A Permanent Exhibition Space in Swindon

There’s nothing like spending time in an oak framed building to get a feeling for how your own timber framed project could develop. That’s why we love to meet clients in our show home in Devon. But we know that it isn’t the easiest place to get to for many of our clients, so we...
28
OCT
2015
Matt Ralph, Trainee Carpenter

New Faces in the Carpenter Oak Team

We’ve been busy recruiting over the summer and have boosted our sales and marketing team with two new faces in the to help make your journey through the self build process as smooth as possible. Will Harris and Ben Sherwood (top middle) will be working with clients from the...
27
OCT
2015
Vickie Ward Outside her Carpenter Oak Timber Framed Eco Cabin

Timber Frame Blog

Are you considering embarking on your own self-build timber framed journey?  Below we have a few clients currently in the middle of their projects, who are dedicating some time towards giving an honest insight into the highs and lows of becoming a self-builder. Take a look at...
16
OCT
2015

Self Build Open Day in Cheshire: 4th-5th December 2015

In December we will be hosting another Self Build Open Day at Anthony Higham and Darren Findlow’s house in Cheshire. Anthony and Darren will be a great help to anyone thinking of a self build as they managed the whole project themselves, despite being first time self builders!...
05
OCT
2015
Carpenter Oak at Grand Designs Live

FREE Architects Appointments at the Grand Designs Live Show, 8th- 11th Oct, Birmingham

We’re delighted to once again be at the NEC, Birmingham, for the epic Grand Designs Live exhibition. Find us at stand B120, where we will be on hand to offer information and advice on timber frame projects. From extensions to new builds we have years of experience handling...
28
SEP
2015
Build it Award 2015

‘Best Oak Frame’ second year running at Build It awards!

We are celebrating here at Carpenter Oak with the news that for the second year running we have won ‘Best Oak Frame’ at Build It awards 2015! The winning contemporary, eco home designed by Roderick James Architects, was a new build with a difference. After clients, Jenny and...