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An Award Winning Oak Glulam Frame Home

We hear a lot about barn conversions, but what happens when an old building is beyond repair? Jim and Susie Duffy were faced with exactly this conundrum when they bought a farmhouse and barn in Surrey. The barn was in very poor condition and had been subject to various extensions...
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Building On A Slope

Building On A Slope An Oak Timber frame for a Steep Riverside Plot Here at Carpenter Oak we like to think that no site is too challenging. From accessing remote islands via landing craft to moving timber down steep riverside sites we know that stunning locations for houses can be...
Site Carpentry Team Topping Out the Oak Frame

1.5 Storey House UK Crafted Timber Frame Raised In France

Picture Perfect Oak Frame Home in France Team work creates a charming 1.5 storey house using an oak frame This new home in South West France is a fine example of a beautifully proportioned three bay, one-and-a-half storey oak frame house. The design included an interrupted tie...
The Iconic Segull House Oak Timber Framed Barn Conversion

Seagull House, Devon. The Iconic Wooden House

Seagull House Devon, The Iconic Wooden House Run-down 1950’s house transformed into dramatic oak framed barn. Designed by architect Roderick James for himself and his family, this house is an excellent example of what can be achieved by extending, remodelling and...
View from Mezzanine of Timber Framed Open Plan Living Space

Oak Framed Extension in Netherlands, Eikenhouten Huis

Small But Beautifully Formed An oak frame extension in the Netherlands Built in 2009 the three bay barn extension was one of our first frames in Europe, situated at the foot of large sand dunes near Alkmaar, Holland. Mr and Mrs Hilkens took a bold leap in searching the UK for...
Exterior of Bedales School Olivier Theatre

Bedales School: Timber Frame Commercial Buildings

The Olivier Theatre, Bedales, Hampshire Putting green oak framing back into the centre of timber frame commercial buildings Having already completed work on the rebuilding of two barns at Bedales, Carpenter Oak were asked with Roderick James Architects to design and build an oak...
Oak Timber Framed Unique Truss in Position in House in Cyprus

Timber Frame Houses UK, Cyprus Case Study

Bespoke Timber Frame House in Cyprus An ‘earthquake proof’ two storey oak frame house hand crafted in Devon As a British company, Carpenter Oak Ltd embraced the opportunity to work with a Cypriot team to build a timber oak frame house in this beautiful country. This was a unique...
Kitchen and Dining Room Interior in the Cruciform House

A Grand Designs Oak Framed House

A Grand Designs Oak Framed House A  green oak framed Cruciform House in Berkshire.  With windows on every wall this house is filled with natural light A dramatic contemporary countryside oak frame home, with extensive glazing, high up on the Berkshire Downs commanding a 360...
Pegged Green Oak Timber Framed Foresters Cabin in the Woods by Carpenter Oak Ltd Devon

Amazing Small Spaces – Foresters Cabin

Amazing Small Spaces – The Foresters Cabin A demonstration build takes on a new life The Foresters Cabin was originally erected at the 1996 Country Living Fair in the forecourt of the Business Design Centre in Islington, it then moved to Devon and spent time at our framing...