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The Oakmasters Blog - posts tagged "self-building"

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... 

Going solo: Our guide to everything you need to know about building your own oak framed home

Posted 17th May 2017

Building your own property is rewarding and challenging in equal measure. Nothing can beat the thrill of knowing that the property you set foot in each day has been created from your own ideas, designs, or even by your own hands. Of course, it also involves months of planning, countless obstacles and lots of hard work, but every client we work with on self-build projects say that the end result and the sense of true ownership make everything worth it in the end. This is our guide to the latest developments in the oak self-build sector and what you need to know before embarking on your own project.

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Case study: The making of an oak framed home

Posted 27th Jan 2015

Oakmasters managed this ten month project, right from its initial concept. However we also managed to catch-up with Mr Peter Childs once his project was complete, to see what it was like working with Oakmasters.

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Reminiscing over some of our 2014 projects!

Posted 8th Jan 2015

It has definitely been a busy year and so we thought we’d take this opportunity to look back at some of the projects we've worked on at Oakmasters during 2014. If you’re planning on starting your own project in 2015, these will definitely give you some inspiration!

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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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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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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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WIN tickets to the London Homebuilding & Renovating and Home Improvement Show

Posted 18th Sep 2014

The London Homebuilding & Renovating and Home Improvement Show is perfect for everyone from frequent and first time self-builders, to people looking for inspiration for remodelling their homes. We've also got a pair of tickets to give away to the event!

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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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