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

Commercial shop front install

Finished Product, Uncategorized, Work in progress

Last week we went off to remove fire damaged windows and doors at a small series of shops.  With the new windows ready we removed the old ones and installed and site glazed the new ones. over 2 days.commercial aluminium, pivot doors with concealed overhead door closers and all laminate glass.

Shop front

replacing fire damaged windows and doors with new.

Square Bay Window removal and install

Finished Product, Work in progress

This is the original window. from afar, it looks OK. however it had been bogged up with putty and car bog to fill in some rot in various joins. the glass is 3mm float. A variety of different timbers were in this old frame; pine, cedar, meranti, and a bit of oak.

glass panels are removed, and in this instance we worked by removing the small side first, adding the new window and then removing the longer side.

The Head of the window was nailed to the overhead beam which had been capped in metal. Great care had to be taken at this stage.

New little window has been placed temporary, whilst the head of the larger window frame is now being moved.

New Window frames now placed in. The Client had painted them prior to us installing/glazing. Glass is a much thicker/safer 6.38 laminate glass.

End result. The client just needs to paint the extra timber panels on corner and top and it will blend in. This install was done in 1 day, with a 2nd day to just add an extra piece of timber on the inside to cover the gap between gyprock and window frame.

Meranti window install

Finished Product, Work in progress

This morning we removed an old rotten window at a rugby club. The original was a 4 panel awning window (so it could wind out), but the client wanted fixed panels instead.

WE reduced it 2 panel fixed lite.  None of the sashes could be opened at this point – all had swollen from moisture and had sealed themselves shut.

Original Window. THe Right most panel has the glass ready to fall out as the bottom of the sash is comopletly rotten and sagging.

THe sashes have been removed and the mullions cut to then allow the rest of the perimeter frame to come out.

New frame in. Very tight working conditions on the inside.

Finito. Notice the bottom sill tiles have come away (they were resting on original frame). The Builder has a tiler organised to re-cement back in the correct angle. Our work is complete.

A few more photos

Finished Product, Work in progress

Im not in the office much lately – too many installs where im needed to give a hand. So here are just a few more photos of some of the things going on around now

Original and new timber flyscreen

Cedar casement windows ready for transport

a small selection of our frames in the factory today. an arch, a sliding door, some doorframes with sidelites etc.

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

Finished Product, Uncategorized, Work in progress

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.

🙂

Some timber windows installed, sashes remade, windows removed etc

Finished Product, Work in progress

Just a few photos of various bits n’ pieces that have occurred lately.

Replacing a rotten timber box frame window with its new cedar replacement.

New cedar window installed into a prepared opening. we used square beading on the outside to match windows around the house.

look at this mess! this is early on in a window install. a timber window has been removed,and a new aluminium window is prepared for install