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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... 

Weir End has been shortlisted in the 2014 Homebuilding Awards!

Posted 26th Nov 2014

The Homebuilding awards has had some very strong competition this year, with 23 beautiful and unique homes making it to the shortlist. However, did you know that Oakmasters helped on Weir End, one of the shortlisted properties?

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Case study: A glazed oak frame country residence in Essex.

Posted 20th Nov 2014

We’re very proud to have worked on some fantastic and diverse projects, with a long list of satisfied clients. We went back to one of our recent projects and arranged to speak with our customer, Steve Quincey, to see what he had to say about working with us.

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5 tips to help make your house a home

Posted 13th Nov 2014

When building a house, it’s easy to just focus on the key structural features, however it's also the special finishing touches that help create your perfect retreat. We have therefore pulled together our top tips to help you make your house complete.

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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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