Arched cedar frame

Finished Product

This cedar arched frame was just picked up from the factory. We made this based on an arch template given to us, and working on opening sizes for existing leadlight the client wanted to re-use. Hoping once installed they will send us some finished photos!

Remember = everything we make is of a custom size to suit our customers. We don’t have to work on set/standard sizes.

Old and new Sashes

Finished Product

Old and their new replacement sashes. Putty glazed, same thickness glass so the old counter-weights will still work.

Bring in your old sashes and we can reproduce them. Same idea with flyscreens. Size and detail will dictate the cost, but we can quote once we see (or email dimensions and a photo).

A variety of works..

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Commercial frames – automated door!

Well, its been a hectic and busy few months for us all. Our timberside is literally filled with frames at the moment, and supply chains seem to lag along. We even had a problem of getting grey laminate glass for a short while…

here we are running up endless strips of stop and parting beads. All cedar in this lot.
A rather large cedar door. We will hang it tomorrow as a cavity slider at a home.
Door and sash rails. Mortice and Tennon cuts exposed almost ready for assembly.
Made these very little custom casement “windows”. Mill finish. Using angles to make a Z shape, and basic sash stock. I believe they will be used in gravestone heads once they are anodised gold. The perspex sheets have a protective film, but are clear once removed. They will add a little lock when they are ready to install.
This we installed a few weeks back. The original window had a tree branch meet it with force.
200×200 Jarrah. Yes indeedy.
OK one of the biggest differences in timber/aluminium windows are colonial bars. In timber each “square” is a seperate panel of glass, and the lines are full timber. In aluminium (usually) the bars are glued onto the one large panel of glass. The bars are siliconed on both sides to give the illusion of seperate pieces.
Glazing some tiny awning cedar windows.
Make something wide and heavy they said.

Regards PG @ TWM.

Bay Window Repair

Finished Product, Work in progress

A dog had chewed the colonial bars of the window. We had been asked by insurance to replace this section of the bay window.

This sash had rotted and no longer was operable. Again we were asked to replace this section of the bay window.

Old sash / New sash!

After a hell of a lot of care to remove the existing center frame from the above timber paneling. Same on inside – we managed to keep all the decorative beading on the inside. New panel in, cover plates replaced.

New awning sash in place too.

Aluminium Awning Window

Finished Product

You will note the website almost always shows off the lovely timber joinery work we do.

We also have do aluminium windows and doors – both residential and commercial grade.

Today a client will pick up their custom sized bathroom awning window with spotswood obscure glass as requested.

Our residential window is 60mm deep, which is a little more deep than a lot of other window frames made which sit around 40-50mm.

You can see the flyscreen sits on top of the winder block so you can wind out the sash and keep the screen in place.

OBSERVA GLASS

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Today we installed 8.76 OBSERVA glass into c-channel framing we had put up a few days earlier.  It is in a medical clinic. the staff can see into the patients room, without the patients unable to see back into their office.

8.76 observa glass

this type of glass works best when you have a dark internal room, looking out into a bright room.

Factory full of frames + more

Finished Product, Work in progress

Well i keep getting emails and cold calls saying i need to update my website.  yet it seems to be doing ok.

Today i thought id post a couple of photos of our factory floor, a sash i re-beaded this morning and a close up of a lift up window – you get to see the beautiful grain of cedar up close.  lucky you.

this sash with grey glass was originally putty glazed. client asked to remove the putty and rebead with custom bevelled beads. much easier to paint.

all the frames stacked up to give some workspace for more.

close up of a single hung lift up window. inside view (you see the sash lift handle) and double glazed. You can see the finish of the cedar timber is very beautiful.

Still here – 2019 kicking on

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Well late december on the very last job for the year i managed to cut my hand (snapped razer blade).  An operation, a cast and some nerve damage was my end of year.  However i am mostly mended and we have been back at TWM since early Jan. Although we make aluminium, it is the timber side which is very busy at the moment.

gluding up timbers to make a gate

Some of this work is headed for rural SA, and into Victoria.  As the years go by we are finding that we are doing more work for interstate clients as well.

peter. production manager, son of the boss – George.

🙂

Timber install photos

Finished Product

Last week we pulled out the old rotten windows in a lovely sun room. the floor was hand made parquetry, truly time-consuming to make.

We replaced the frames with new cedar frames. This time with no colonial bars, and increased the glass from 3mm float, to 6.38 clear comfort plus Low-E glass.