Posts Tagged ‘country cottage’

Visit our workshop

June 13, 2009

We are opening our studio to visitors – come and see David demonstrating his traditional craftmanship skills at our workshop on 20 and 21 June, and on 26, 27, 28 June.  We will be open from 10.30 am till 5.30 pm on these days.  We will have examples of our individually designed furniture on display – please come and try them out – you can touch the wood, sit on the wood, buy the wood – we will have gift items available for you to purchase on the day; for example jewellery boxes, clocks with unique grain patterns, chopping boards, cheese boards and larger items of furniture.  We are taking part in the North Yorkshire Open Studios event, you can see other inspirational artists and craftsmen here

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Timber framed cottage – Bathroom

December 10, 2008

We were asked to make a frame to support a freestanding bath, and a washstand, in a style to complement the timber frame of our client’s country cottage.

Bathroom washstand

Bathroom washstand

Joint detail on washstand

Joint detail on washstand

Stand to support freestanding bath

Stand to support freestanding bath

Timber framed cottage – kitchen

December 10, 2008

Our client wanted kitchen and bathroom furniture to complement the timber frame of his country cottage. We made freestanding kitchen cabinets, shelf brackets and a stand for the sink.  

Kitchen cabinet - freestanding

Kitchen cabinet - freestanding

  

We carved decorative borders on the drawers and a decorative motif on each shelf bracket.  

Decorative chip carving

Decorative chip carving

  

Carved shelf support for kitchen shelves

Carved shelf support for kitchen shelves

  

Carved handles

Carved handles

  

Carved detail was worked on the handles to add the finishing touch.  

Freestanding sink

Freestanding sink

  

See this furniture in situ in May 2010’s issue of Period Living magazine here