This beautiful staircase is a subtle change from our usual works, the use of glass and painted hardwood make this modern staircase attractive and hard-wearing in equal measures.
Spittlywood produced this staircase in our Hamstreet workshop and installed in Kennington, Ashford.
We used MDF For the treads and the main body of the staircase this readily available and extremely ... Continue Reading →
We recently had the pleasure to design and build this beautiful fitted bedroom furniture in Chislehurst.
To create the carcasses of each unit the team used MDF this is due to MDF reacting incredibly well to the addition of paint.
To give a high end finish each of the units features hardwood surrounds and fronts along with hardwood panel beads.
Our customer was specifically ... Continue Reading →
These Accoya doors blend well with their surroundings, moreover our customers benefit from a 50 year warranty making Accoya the perfect choice for external joinery installations.
This superb chemically treated wood reacts well to paint and lacquer. In this instance our customer opted for a factory spray paint which gives the door an excellent finish along with an extra layer of protection.
A thermally insulated core will keep out even the coldest of winters along with enhanced noise and fire protection.
The door ... Continue Reading →
When planning joinery projects, the Spittlywood team will do all within our power to ensure your new installation fits seamlessly with its surroundings, after all the purpose of our work is to improve our customers homes original features.
As such we will work with a variety of woods and fitments to ensure your new windows are in keeping with your homes existing style, our considerable experience enables the Spittlywood team to recommend the correct wood and fixtures to create your perfect ... Continue Reading →
Considering a bespoke front door? Take a look at these images from a recent installation in Bromley, South London.
The Spittlywood team create bespoke wooden doors of all styles in a variety of woods.
In this example, we used the chemically treated wood Accoya, which is our first point of call when creating external installations, Accoya is a modified wood which performs particularly well when painted this along with the fact all Spittlywood Accoya installations come with a 50-year manufacturer backed ... Continue Reading →
Another traditional joinery project by the Spittlywood team this paticular installation is in Faversham Kent. As is becoming increasingly normal our team needed to adhere to the existing design as we seem to be working on more and more period properties.
Careful consideration needed to be used to ensure our design is as close as possible and practically indiscernible from the original.
However, as with many things in life, there is room for improvement. One such improvement in these particular windows was ... Continue Reading →
Our team can create exact replicas of any existing window
When replacing windows in an older home, it is essential and in some cases a legal requirement to maintain the looks of your property. This is particularly true when replacing windows or doors in a conservation listed building as the law states your replacement windows or doors will need to be a carbon copy of the original installation.
Over the years the way in which windows are created has changed significantly these ... Continue Reading →
The team have been busy creating this beautiful casement window.
Our customer wanted the window to allow as much light as humanly possible into their room in this instance and due to this specific requirement, we decided to utilise a seldom-used glazing technique called Direct Glazing.
Direct Glazing is a method of setting the glass directly into the wooden frame the purpose of which is to allow the maximum amount of light possible into the room.
Direct glazing when installed correctly gives an ... Continue Reading →
Garden Room Rye East Sussex
Take a look at some images from this recent Garden Room installation for our client in Rye, this type of job is rewarding for the team as we get to put our joinery skills to work.
The number one priority for us when creating this garden room was the fact we wanted the new structure to blend seamlessly with the existing building, in this case, it was imperative to use the correct wood and match the windows ... Continue Reading →
Ledge and Brace Doors Chartham
We recently created an instaled this external wooden door in Chartham near Canterbury as always when making this type of door matching the style of the existing surroundings is of the utmost importance.
Ledged and braced doors are by their very nature solid and robust they are also perfect in rural settings as they blend seamlessly with their surroundings.
In this instance we used Redwood as this type of wood is perfect for a clean and smooth machined ... Continue Reading →