Meranti sliding door

Finished Product, Uncategorized

Well this covid-19 virus sure has played havoc with our economy and our lives through out the world. Take care of one another, stay safe and clean your hands often.

 

As much as work has dropped off a cliff, we are still here. Today we delivered this meranti sliding doorframe.

Meranti Sliding door

 

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.

Back for 2020

Finished Product, Uncategorized, Work in progress

Well we have been back to work after the Christmas break – George and I since Jan 8th, and the rest of our staff on the 23rd.

Whilst I have been uploading more pictures through Instagram, I must admit I’ve been a bit lax on our website here.  Here are some of the things we have been up to – I could post a lot more, but I need to get back to glazing some sashes.

here is hoping to a successful and happy 2020 for all.

  • Peter -production manager/ son of the boss George

Some cedar casement windows complete and ready to be picked up

here is the new window, western red cedar.

Scissor winders + stays and latches for the hardware.

Here you can see one of the other windows, internal view. Notice the scissor winder hardware. Top panels of glass obtained from the wonderful team at the Glass Emporium, as per clients request.

 

In our factory, we are running up door stiles for assembly. Notice; full timbers (not blocks glued together with a veneer) and mortice + tennon joins. In the background you can see the solid 150×50 EX WRC timber pack which is how it all starts out.

Commercial shopfront replacement

Finished Product, Work in progress

OK, this job was to replace damaged windows and doors (fire damage) with new commercial, clear anodise frames.

glass was 6.38 clear laminate, except the 2 larger panes which were a hefty 10.38

original shopfront. hard to see from here but its all been damaged in an internal fire

fire destroyed this rather large building.

Original frames moved out.

the new shopfront being installed in place.

Final result of the job. A few angles / trims/ flashings being made up and then will be installed, but otherwise our job is done.

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.

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.