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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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  • Beyond The Oak - Model Makers Paradise

    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 a customer with dreams of turning the lofted area of their 3 bay Norton in to a model makers paradise.

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  • Beyond The Oak - Potting Shed

    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 the owner of a 3 bay Byton High Ridge has dedicated one bay to their love of gardening and created a space where they can potter around in any season.

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  • Beyond The Oak - Work & Relaxation

    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 a combination of both work and relaxation were the end goal for this couple; cleverly dividing the space of one our summer house/annexe design for that happy balance.

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  • Beyond The Oak - Functionality for the family

    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 one of our standard garage designs has been the basis for an oak complex that is very much a family affair, take a look how this couple from Shropshire have brilliantly a Byton Low Ridge to help their ever growing family.

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  • Beyond The Oak - Open Plan Office

    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 an annexe provides an onsite office for a modest estate team.

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  • Beyond The Oak - A build for the whole family

    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 a spacious 3 bay Brampton in Cheshire has provided it's owner with both the ultimate 'Man Cave' as well as a family room above.

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