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  • What you can gain from a garage.

    Accommodation, guest rooms, home office, garden storage & entertaining space are all perfectly practical purposes out chunky oak frames, fully adaptable to suit each individual client.

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    However, the most popular use for our oak structures is as a garage or carport, the simplistic and practical concept that has a stream of benefits, including increased security and reduced weathering to your vehicle.

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  • Oak Frame Design options for extra income

    Our oak frame structures are primarily used as carports, garages, storage space and ancillary accommodation for the clients own personal use; however in recent years we have seen the purpose of many build projects move in a different direction, allowing owners to generate an additional income or work more flexibly nearer to home.

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    If you are planning on altering the use of an existing building or adding an ancillary structure to increase value to your property, here are a few ideas that will you food for thought.

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  • Outdoor Entertaining this summer

    Decor, Drinks & Deliciousness!

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    Over the last few years there has been an increase in garden activity across the UK and we don’t just mean birds, bees and butterflies.
    Paved plots & luscious little lawns are becoming extended living spaces, family life is being relocated to outdoor dining rooms.

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  • Adding Value to Your Property

    One of the biggest investments made in a lifetime is buying a property, a great asset & family hub.

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    However time & family life are sure to take their toll on a property, resulting in its’ value decreasing; here are a few ways in which to increase a home’s worth.
    decorating your oak building
    oak outbuilding with log store

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  • The Benefits of Oak in construction

    If you’re unsure whether or not to opt for an oak building, over one made out of brick or stone, have a read through our article explaining the benefits of going oak framed.

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    Traditional building methods & materials still remain front runners within the ever changing nature of the construction industry, none more so than oak. The amenable & durable oak has been used for centuries across the globe for a multitude of things; ship frames, food storage and the production of musical instruments, however, none have stood stronger than the oak framed building.

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  • History Of Oak - Folklore & Tradition

    Just like their roots weave and wind through the earth under our feet, woodlands root themselves in to human lives through tradition and spiritual myth.

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    No more so than around this festive time of the year, the days getting shorter and darker as the winter solstice grows closer.

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  • History Of Oak - The Oak Barrel

    Wine, Whiskey & Gunpowder

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    The strong, hard wearing and rot resistant nature of oak has made it an ideal storage option for food, drink and other substances over the centuries.

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  • History Of Oak - Oak Around the World

    The mighty oak's leaves over time have fallen on many parts of the globe and roots intertwined themselves in civilisations old and new

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    Helping to feed whimsical minds with myth and legend, but also aiding with day to day life and the growth of humankind.
    So many interesting tales and uses, we have looked in to just a few which we think will help fuel imaginations and maybe give you the edge at this years Christmas quiz.

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  • History Of Oak - Battleships

    "Hearts of oak! their valour gave
    Right of might to rule the wave,
    Gave to Nelson's ocean war
    Copenhagen, Trafalgar!"
    - William Henry Venable

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    Up until the 1800’s ships were made from various types of wood, more often than not, strong and durable white oak. In History some of the greatest battleships were born from the mighty oak and went on to conquer new worlds.

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  • Beyond The Oak - Treadmills & Tyres

    The list of uses for our Oak Structures seems to be endless, which is all down to our diverse, unique and creative customers.



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    Through this series we will have a look at a few that really stood out to us and illustrate the wide range of functionality our free standing builds can provide.
    This week it's a 50/50 split for this Lucton's purpose, one half being a carport and the other a fitness suite.

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