Trad Oak Archives

An interior design shot showing exposed oak beams
Using oak to create your dream interior design
Interior design to dream If you are looking for the ideal material to make your dream interior design a reality then look no further than oak. Whether it is the scale and impact of exposed beams or the more subtle touch of a bespoke coffee table, oak is the ideal choice for any design project. […]
Leo Popplewell receives his cheque from main sponsor Neil Peskett of Tradoak
Young musician wins Tradoak bursary
Young Talent Musician Wins A dazzling performance saw one young cellist claim the title of Sussex Young Musician of the Year and a Tradoak bursary of £1,000. Leo Popplewell captured the top prize at the Coro Nuovo Sussex Young Musician finals on Saturday (July 6). Judges awarded Cambridge graduate Leo, 23, first place following a […]
Pictures of the four Musician finalist for the Coro Nuovo's Sussex Your Musician of the Year 2019. From left to right Andrew Martin(Flute), George Robinson (Classical Guitar), Leo Popplewell (Cello) and Maria Luc (Piano)
Sussex Young Musician of the Year
Musician of the Year Finalists Meet the finalists in the Sussex Young Musician of the Year 2019 competition. These four talented musicians will compete for prizes totalling £2,000 in the final on Saturday, July 6. Organised by Coro Nuovo, the competition aims to give a platform to young Sussex musicians. Tradoak is delighted to once […]
Reclaimed oak beams in the yard
Reclaimed oak – the greener option
Green Option: Reclaimed Oak At Tradoak we have one of the largest stocks of reclaimed oak in the UK. But reclaimed oak isn’t just a stunning feature, it is also an eco-friendly option. Wood is one of the greenest materials you can use for building and manufacturing. However, its source can impact these environmentally-friendly credentials. […]
A close look from a wood-mizer
Behind the scenes – using our Wood-Mizer
Behind the scenes at TradOak Ever wondered how our oak beams become stunning final products? In this week’s blog, we take a look behind the scenes and show you our Wood-Mizer. This professional sawmill helps us to turn our reclaimed and air-dried oak into everything from flooring to shelves. It is the main piece of […]
Winner Rebecca Leggett Sussex Young Musician of the Year
Sussex Young Musician of the Year | Traditional Oak
Tradoak backs Sussex Young Musician of the Year Coro Nuovo’s search for the Sussex Young Musician of the Year is back with another line-up of talented performers. Tradoak is once again providing the bursary for the competition which supports young Sussex musicians. Eleven young musicians will be pulling out all the stops as they compete […]
Oak trusses very close.
What are Oak Trusses?
What are Oak Trusses Oak trusses are the perfect blend of architecture and engineering. Made from the strongest shape – the triangle – they support roofs across the country but they can also be a design feature in themselves. If you have ever looked up while in your loft or driven past a house under […]
Hollowed oak beams in the floor facing up.
A simple guide to hollowed oak beams
Hollowed Oak Beams Think there is only one way to have oak beams in your home? Think again. Hollowed oak beams are a practical and visually fantastic option for any renovation or building project. Whether you are looking to cover steel beams or want a lighter option, hollowed beams could be the answer you are […]
A reclaimed oak door which is being restored.
Creating The Perfect Solid Oak Door
Perfect Solid Oak Door A solid oak door is a fantastic feature for your home – whether to greet guests as they arrive or to complement your decor. Here at Tradoak we create stunning internal and external oak doors as well as door frames. In this blog we answer some regular customer questions and show […]