Case Studies

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 […]
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-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 […]
Tradoak supporting the restoration of a historic building.
Tradoak: Supporting historic building restoration
At Tradoak our skills and materials mean we are often called upon to help restore historic buildings. Earlier this year, we fabricated roof trusses after a restaurant was severely damaged by fire. Cote brasserie, in East Street, Horsham, caught fire in September last year. The building had previously been Ye Olde Kings Head Hotel. Built […]
An open oak framed porch with a white door and partition wall
Oak Framed Porch Case Study
We created this oak framed porch for a client who was looking to add extra storage space to the front of his modern home to hold all those things; wellies, dog toys and soggy umbrellas; that aren’t wanted inside the main property. The porch needed to be in keeping with the rest of the property, […]
Oak Framed Extension with Encapsulated glazing
This large oak framed sun room was designed and fabricated in air dried oak to give a beautiful rustic appearance, but also give the frame the stability to be able to encapsulate glazing directly into the oak components. Read on to see how we achieve this.   We were asked to design the frame based on the architects drawings, but also asked what […]
Large Raised Collar Trusses
Here at Traditional Oak and Timber Co we construct oak frames and oak trusses and carry out framing in many sizes and dimensions. We are also able to make oak trusses to order in a kit form or supply as a whole truss. We were asked to design and supply the materials for a set of large trusses going into a very […]
3 Bay Car Port using Seasoned Air Dried Oak Beams
Tradoak were commissioned to make a 3 bay car port for a very good customer through Jason Buck at Urban Bespoke.  We have worked closely with Jason and his team before on other oak beam structures and were looking forward to another project together. The decision was made to have the frame semi open and made […]
Reclaimed oak door
This reclaimed oak door was from a 300 year old farm building and was in a bit of disrepair. We used reclaimed oak flooring to repair and bring back to its former glory. [lightbox link=”https://www.tradoak.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/IMG_20150727_154521.jpg” thumb=”https://www.tradoak.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/IMG_20150727_154521.jpg” width=”1536″ align=”center” title=”IMG_20150727_154521″ frame=”true” icon=”image” caption=””] The flooring was cut to size and gently prepared, the poor parts of […]
Finished reclaimed cruck framed porch
Oak Framing Process – From Conception to Build
At Traditional Oak and Timber Co, we are proud to be able to help on some fantastic projects at some wonderful properties. One of the most interesting parts of our business is the oak framing. And one of our specialties is being able to carry out oak framing with beautiful reclaimed oak beams. This porch […]
Oak Shelving
At Traditional oak and timber Co we supply oak beams, oak framing, oak tables and oak fireplace beams. What is becoming very popular though is oak shelving. We are able to supply reclaimed oak or fresher air dried oak shelving in many sizes and finishes. Reclaimed oak shelves are generally darker in colour and have more […]
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