Meranti Sliding Door

Finished Product, Uncategorized, Work in progress

We made 2 of these (mirror image) sliding doors which i delivered last week. We also made 2 sliding windows almost identical (again mirror image). All delivered to the builder to install.

Meranti Sliding Door with colonial bars and clear laminate glass

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New Wide belt sander + a few odd jobs

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Its the start of a new financial year.

We received our brand new 1300mm wide belt sander last week (just waiting on the custom ducting to rock up). It will allow us to sand wide doors perfectly, whereas our old one was narrower and just a little bit old. This new one has all the bells and whistles.

Last friday we worked in Happy Vally to remove an existing 820wide hinged door and fixed lite window. the old window had 3mm float glass and up in the hills it must be quite cold.  The new is a cedar 3 stacker door with 16mm double glazed units.

Here is a custom cedar window. we reused the hand made glass and leadlight to fit a new window size. custom beading and stop beading.

Arched frames and random work

Finished Product, Work in progress

It has been a while since my last post. Not because we aren’t busy at TWM – we almost always are – but because I’ve had walls to paint, and all the plumbing redone at home.

Recently we have had 2 separate jobs come in at the same time for arched doors and door frames.

Have some photos.

Arched solid cedar door to suit doorframe. this job also includes a frame with double doors as well.

cedar arched doorframe with no sill. 2 doors are being made to suit.

cedar doorframes with arched hi lites. the doors will be standard recetangular double doors. but the arches will include leadlight.

how an arch is made. naturally you cant get a single piece of timber 2m wide by 1m high in a single piece. to make an arch lots of cedar blocks are cut to the curve required, then assembled together. its a time consuming job, but the results are excellent.

The wall I mentioned, well have a photo or two…

art by peter the production manager of THE WINDOW MAN. in croydon.

art by peter the production manager of THE WINDOW MAN.

 

Random bits n pieces

Work in progress

I’ve been pretty slack posting new bits n pieces up.

too much to do!

new window made basedon old broken one. quite ugly but who are we to decide. it also has pink glass for it.

double glazed cedar lift up windows.

cedar sliding door

sash rails being prepared for assembly. all those round bits on the end become the sash horns. photo’d in black and white for a change