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The Oakmasters Blog - posts tagged "beam"

Oakmasters' blog is full of useful information on sustainability, self building and oak framing as well as our latest news and case studies. Use the tag system at the bottom of this page to navigate to articles that interest you. We hope you enjoy reading... 

Handcrafted oak beam covers that don’t need to fake it

Posted 2nd Aug 2017

Rich in architectural history and with a longevity outstripping any other native hardwood, oak beams add a unique kind of structural beauty to a space. Their popularity in both renovations and self-builds has never been higher, yet with open plan living being so important to modern family life, the look of oak beams often has to be sacrificed for the extreme load-bearing qualities of rolled steel joists (RSJs). Oak beam casings solve this by transforming the aesthetic of unsightly beams and lintels.

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Three oak frame projects we’re proud of

Posted 24th Nov 2016

We take huge pride in each of our projects, whether it’s providing beautiful oak beams for a new build or renovation, building a stunning oak frame pool house or designing and delivering an oak-clad property entirely from scratch. Here are three standout examples we’d like to share with you.

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