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The Oakmasters Blog

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... 

Vote For Britain’s Best Homebuilding & Renovation Project

Posted 30th Oct 2014

The Daily Telegraph Homebuilding & Renovating Awards has been running for over two decades and is one of the most prestigious awards for self builders and renovators within Britain. We therefore thought it was time that we included it on our blog!

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Interviewing our Oakmasters head of design, Jenny

Posted 23rd Oct 2014

Here we get to know Jenny, our in-house designer at Oakmasters' a little better. We talk to her about her favourite projects, some of the top things to consider when designing a home and much more!

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Cover it up! Designing your bespoke garage

Posted 15th Oct 2014

With the cold and wet weather coming in thick and fast, a garage can be the perfect place to store your car to protect it from the elements. However, take a look at some of the many uses a well designed garage can have.

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Modern vs. Traditional Oak Design

Posted 9th Oct 2014

Everyone has different opinions when it comes to design, but when building or renovating your home, would you choose a modern or more traditional style? Here we take a look at how oak fits well for both types of design.

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Discovering Oakmasters this autumn

Posted 2nd Oct 2014

We get asked a number of questions by our customers and so to help, we’ve decided to answer some of these on our blog; from what products we offer, to where our oak is sourced, as well as providing examples of our work.

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Get your home projects started with help from this autumn’s house building and improvement shows!

Posted 9th Sep 2014

Whether you’re building your own home from the ground up, adding an extension or just updating the interior, take a look at these upcoming autumn events, which are full of help, advice and inspiration to get your project under way.

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How to get your self build project off the ground

Posted 28th Aug 2014

We've taken a look at two important elements to your self build project; the design of your home and the timings. Read on for our tips and advice.

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How to maximise your time in the garden

Posted 21st Aug 2014

Whether you want to use it to relax and wind down after a long day or to entertain guests, your garden should be a comfortable space which is a seamless extension of your home. Take a look at our top 5 tips for transforming your garden into a room that can be used come rain or shine.

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