There are a number of companies
specialising in green oak framed buildings using traditional
construction methods. Typical this comprises massive framed structure
held together with pegs in an A-frame or cruck frame construction
with lightweight infill panels.
Oak framing has seen a revival
in recent years and there are a plethora of companies offering
everything from oak components to and entire building.
- Carpenter Oak
-specialists in green oak construction, founded in 1987 by Charley
Brentall. Useful image library, fact sheets and blog.
-traditional oak framers in East Sussex. Can provide self build
frames and the technical backup to erect your frame.
-traditional timber framers in Essex.
- Inantuda -traditional oakwrights based in Harrowgate
who produce handcrafted oak frames and buildings for home, garden
and Co -craftsmen and
specialists in the repair and conservation of
historic timber framed buildings -they were responsible for the
reconstruction of Shakespeares Globe Theatre in London.
Forest Oak -oak framed
barns and other buildings -they also utilise their offcuts to
make furniture or for smokeries.
- Oakcraft -bespoke or standard oak framed buildings
from their locations in Hampshire, Berkshire or Surrey/Sussex.
Oak -bespoke oak framed
buildings manufactured on a 368 acre estate in Staffordshire,
and also in Holland, Belgium and Ireland.
- Roundwood Construction -Kent based company specialising in traditional
oak construction methods.
- Sussex Oak Structures -their speciality is in the design, manufacture
and erection of traditionally jointed, mortice and tenon oak
- Welsh Oak Frame
-design and manufacture of oak timber frame houses, aimed primarily
to the self build market.
- Wessex Oak Frame
-small craftsmen based company founded by James Reid working
almost entirely in oak and based in Corsham, Wiltshire,
in the design and construction of green oak framed houses using
traditional techniques, combined with modern design and construction
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