Leichardt Job

Finished Product

Well, for a change for us we manufactured timber windows and doors, then the boss drove up to NSW with them, whilst myself (production manager) and our main installer flew across.

we spend the Easter break installing 3 hinged doors, a sliding door, new sashes for front existing windows, 2 new spiral balance hung lift up windows, an awning window, a large fixed lite window and a sliding window.

a mixture of double glazed glass and comfort plus low-E.

we had primed the windows/doors prior to heading to NSW. the raw timber had to be done on site.

It was quite hard to get any good photos, due to the closeness of fences and trees etc.

Factory Floor

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Timber continues to be a supply issue. Hard if not possible to source long lengths of certain timbers. One supplier sent me a pack list of 7 small packs.

I ordered 5 of them and he replied saying 2 had been sold already. Blink and you miss it.

Wood glue supplier has been waiting on his orders since august 21. We have bought the last he has, and will need to use a level up in glue (increase in $$$) instead once our regular glue runs out.

Laminate glass from one of our main suppliers doubled about 2 weeks ago. others have jumped by at least 25%.

as per the design of an architect. timber infill panel in white trans laminate glass
bringing in some lengths of hemlock we managed to source from a retired ex-joinery guy.

A few photos of random work

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How fast this year has flown by. As deadline to our one and only break looms, we are pushing as much work out as possible. Some random work of what has been going on;

A pair of custom cedar gates. The curve was based off a template from the originals.
Gas strut awning window. one of two which will be used in a food/coffee van.
gas strut awning when opened.
part of the cedar gate. this was the top rail.
About to fit the hardware to a single hung window (with spiral balances).
Our aluminium awning window frame. It is a 60mm frame, so a little chunkier than most residential frames. Outside view
Inside view of our aluminium awning. whitco chain winder, flyscreen.

Aluminium to Cedar Window install

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Yesterday we removed 2 old aluminium sliding windows (the original timber frames were still hidden behind them and also had to be removed).

We kept the internal linings, nosing and aves as they were in good condition and there was no need to replace them. But more care is required when removing the existing frames so as to not damage those internal timbers.

We replaced them with new cedar single hung windows. Dummy side sashes (they dont move). Locks, screen and operated with spiral balances (black tubes that hold the sash up and down – as opposed to weights and pulleys in a box frame window (we we also make).

Old and New – shingle house window replacements

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The original window- sorry i dont know why the picture image failed so badly. The Window was rotten and the top sash glass was ready to drop out the base of the sash.

Yesterday we installed 2 windows. 1 is a fixed frame where we reused the old leadlight.  Pictures speak louder than words;-

New window in, but yet to cap/finish the surrounds

Bespoke Custom Door assembly

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After a few days out on work sites installing some doorframes, and a bay window repair, I’ve come to the factory and seen the lads assembling this exceptional custom door.  Just looking at it midway through assembly gives a sense of how much time and work is involved in this sort of project.