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.

 

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Cedar Doorframes

Finished Product

Nothing fancy here, but here are 11 doorframes off to a building site. each is 3000 high with small hi lites and no sills.  To suit 2700 high doors.

Doorframes are made here on an almost daily basis, and though unexciting compared to some of our other work, is a staple of what we do here at THE WINDOW MAN.

Need a doorframe? whether standard or unusual sizes, contact us for a quote.

3meter high cedar doorframes with hilites in clear laminate glass

3meter high cedar doorframes with hilites in clear laminate glass

 

WRC 2700 high doorframes, no hi lites, no sill

WRC 2700 high doorframes, no hi lites, no sill