Carpenter Oak - The Professional Timber Framing Company
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Carpenter Oak Ltd – the experts in worldwide timber framing

We are an award winning UK British company with 25 years experience in the design and construction of traditional British and contemporary oak timber framed houses and oak buildings. We have built a strong reputation in the UK building timber frame structures for homes and businesses.

We have worked with His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, the former chief executive of Rolls Royce, the owner of Ariel Motors, and many highly regarded private individuals. You may have even seen our past projects on Channel 4’s Grand Designs or Building the Dream?


I would like to add my few words of thanks to Don and team, we are absolutely delighted with The Shack, the workmanship is highly skilled and quality truly exceptional.

Mr D Forsbrey. Clients in 2013

Experience of working internationally

Carpenter Oak Ltd has completed a number of international builds across Europe, USA and Russia.

Together we can:-
  • Create a beautiful and unique timber framed space
  • Design an inspiring timber frame structure in collaboration with an architect of your choice, or we can recommend a specialist architect
  • Form partnerships with architects local to you
  • Help to pass local building codes
  • Carry out frame engineering calculations
  • Deliver and raise the timber frame anywhere through Europe, Australia, Russia, USA and other countries
Carpenter Oak World Map
See where we've worked around the world
View our fantastic new interactive map that showcases our work around the world. Check out our new interactive map

We love to help our clients' dreams become reality and with our dedicated professional and friendly team this is possible, they are as passionate about your timber frame project as you are.

Why not come to visit our Framing Yard in the beautiful South Devon countryside where you can see timber framing in action, meet the team and an architect while visiting our on-site timber framed show barn or our state of the art contemporary oak frame show house?

Visit our Show Homes
Interior of our oak framed Show Barn
We have inspiring oak spaces for you to visit and explore. Perhaps our traditional barn or our contemporary show house...
Find out the latest at the Carpenter Oak workshops...
'Timeless' A short film

A short film Timeless by Carpenter Oak Ltd. A quick view into the world of a timber frame project.

Each frame is skilfully built by our team of trained carpenters here in Devon, UK, before being raised by us at your chosen location. Read more about Frame Raising...

About Carpenter Oak

  • At Carpenter Oak we carefully manage every stage your frame goes through. From designing your frame with you, to selecting the best quality sustainable timber,...
  • We have won a lot of awards in our 25 years of creating timber frames and our original work has been recognised as being something extraordinary.

  • Whatever you want to achieve in your build we can help. We love working with self builders to achieve their dream home and with architects as part of a seamless process. We want you to enjoy the process as much as you will enjoy your timber frame.
  •  We use the best material for making our timber frame buildings. Oak (Quercus), Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii ) and laminate (glulam) are the most popular timbers.
    Carpenter Oak Ltd,...
  • Whatever your dream, we can help make it a reality, have a look at our case studies and see some of our amazing creations become reality.
  • Our business is as good as our people, we are experts in oak frame design and manufacture with years of experience behind us and years of passionate building to come.

Contact us

If you wish to build internationally then Carpenter Oak Ltd would love to hear from you! Please contact us:

Carpenter Oak Ltd

The Framing Yard
East Cornworthy
Totnes, Devon

Phone: +44(0)1803 732900

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm

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