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So that’s it, Christmas is over for another year: the turkey has been (almost) eaten, the drink flowing and the presents plentiful. But has this festive period shown you that you need room for a bigger dining table, a larger family area to accommodate all your relatives, or more space to play charades in? If you’re considering building an extension to make next Christmas even more enjoyable, then we’ve got some great ideas to inspire you.Read more
Good to look at and lovely to live with, oak-framed buildings can take so many different forms. It’s possible to build almost anything in beautifully crafted oak, from a modest porch to a grand manor house. Here we look not at the building of entire houses (which is something we also do), but at five other popular types of oak buildings and extensions.Read more
When Susie and Paul decided to add a dining room extension to their period style country home, they were looking for an inspired idea. They knew they wanted an oak frame and they knew they wanted the extension to match the reclaimed oak cladding on the existing house. They were just looking for that image that would make them go: ‘This is the one we want.’ They found that inspiration in Oakmasters gallery and now, we caught up with them to see how they are enjoying their completed new dining room.Read more