Ready for delivery – meranti frames

Finished Product, Work in progress

meranti frames ready for delivery

We dont always install the frames we make. This load is being delivered so a builder can install them. glass to arrive when they are ready.

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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.

 

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.

Installing the arched windows

Finished Product, Work in progress

My last little post had a picture of arches being made.

here is the photo of one of the windows being installed.

it went almost perfect today, i had the first window out by 8am, and the new ones fit perfectly with no need to adjust or alter.

Another day, more sawdust

Finished Product, Work in progress

A few random photos of things going on.

Yesterday i had to empty the sawdust bins, which had completely overflowed.

If you have never cleaned up massive piles of sawdust, I suggest you try it just so you know you should avoid it.

Cleaning out the sawdust extractor after one of our bins overfilled. aaaaah sawdust, it gets everywhere.

Making new timber sashes based on the old ones given to us. A common issue for timber sashes is they rot in the rain over the years, you cant repair them – you need new ones!

Custom made cedar gate.

Custom made cedar gate.