Trad Oak News

A solid oak fireplace beam created by Tradoak
A guide to solid oak fireplace beams
A solid oak fireplace is a fantastic feature for your home and the possibilities are virtually endless. However, there are some common pitfalls which can mean your fireplace beam doesn’t match up to your expectations. So we’ve put together this handy guide to help ensure your feature fireplace stands out for the right reasons. What […]
A solid oak dining table with unique braces.
Creating a stunning solid oak dining table – from start to finish
Ever wondered what goes into making a solid oak dining table? Here’s how we do it. Oak is more than just a building material. It can be a statement feature in your home. When one of our former customers wanted a solid oak dining table to match their TradOak extension frame they came straight to […]
Reclaimed oak beams in the yard
Christmas and new year opening times for TradOak in 2018
The TradOak office will close for the Christmas holidays from midday on Friday, December 21. We will reopen on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. The yard will remain open. We would like to take this opportunity to wish all our customers and partners a merry Christmas and happy new year. Planning a project for the new […]
This new-build house was given an historic look using 'plant ons'
Giving new builds a traditional oak frame appearance
Building a house from scratch is a fantastic way to get everything you want in your new home. But did you know you can combine the benefits of a new build with the appearance of a traditional oak frame? ‘Plant ons’ are a great way to give your home character, particularly if you want to […]
An oak beam extension combining the warmth of wood with fantastic light
Create extra space in your home with an oak beam extension
Space, we never seem to have enough of it in our homes. Whether you need a porch to store muddy boots or a whole new wing, an oak beam extension could be the answer. It is a beautiful and stylish addition to your home and creates extra space without the need to move. Tradoak specialises […]
An oak-framed build.
Oak-framed build – from design to finished product
A satisfied customer has shared his experience of creating an oak-framed build with Tradoak. Robert Crofton chose Tradoak to create the oak frame for his residential Old Off Licence build in November, 2017. “We were impressed with the workmanship on other jobs Neil showed to us,” he said. Robert visited our East Sussex yard to select […]
Reclaimed oak that has been sawn, sanded and waxed finish
Which is the right oak finish for me?
The right oak finish can make all the difference to your timber. We round up our favourites and help you choose the perfect one for you. Whether you are starting a big build or designing a new coffee table choosing the right finish brings the best out of your oak. At Traditional Oak and Timber […]
Reclaimed oak beams stock.
Why reclaimed oak is eco-friendly
Reclaimed oak doesn’t just look great – it is also an eco-friendly choice. Tradoak has one of the largest stocks of quality oak beams in the UK and specialises in reclaimed oak beams. A 2015 Times report found the Earth’s global tree count had fallen by 46 per cent since the dawn of civilisation. The […]
Solid oak doors and floors.
Complete your home with stunning solid oak products
Here at Tradoak we love oak. But we don’t just deal with big builds, we also have a selection of stunning bespoke solid oak products which can provide the perfect finishing touches to your home. Whether you are looking for new flooring, doors, statement shelves or coffee tables we can help. Here are just some […]