The Tamar Joinery Company
Green Oak Timber Framed Buildings and bespoke joinery
Telephone (Tavistock, Devon) 01822 840848
e mail email@example.com
|Traditional Timber Framing|
Wooden Windows and Doors
Double glazed Oak or Accoya® Doors and Windows:
We make high quality, double glazed timber windows and doors for our timber frames but we will also take orders for bespoke, individually designed doors and windows which we make using the highest prime joinery quality seasoned oak, or Accoya® .
Types of timber:
-Seasoned Prime Joinery quality Oak: The English Oak (quercus Robur) produces an incredibly tough durable timber which possesses a timeless beauty. Our bespoke oak windows and doors will enhance any property, old or new. We use 21st century technology to make our bespoke oak windows and the combination of the aesthetic appeal of seasoned oak, together with modern warm edge spacer bars, energy efficient Planitherm glass technology, and high security multi point locking systems deliver high performing windows which also look great!
-Accoya® wood is a high performance wood. Created from sustainably-sourced wood, Accoya® undergoes a proprietary, acetylation process that permanently modifies the wood to the core. The result is an environmentally friendly solid wood with a durability and dimensional stability that matches or exceeds even the best tropical hardwoods.
Types of Window:
-Traditional Flush Casement Windows: The traditional flush casement window has an un-imposing simplicity and looks great in seasoned oak. We use heavy duty stainless steel butt hinges as standard, and locking fasteners and casement stays. The design of the window profile and the quality of the modern glass and seals means that these traditional windows look good in period properties and contemporary homes and deliver great energy efficiency.
- Stormproof Windows: Stormproof windows are a modern variation of the flush casement window and allow the opening window to slightly overlap when closed to ensure a totally weathertight fit. These windows are fitted with friction hinges and as espag locking system.
- Heritage Traditional Flush Casement Windows: The profile and the moulding of these double glazed windows was designed to suit the houses and farmhouses of the Mount Edgecumbe Estate properties which are numerous throughout West Devon and East Cornwall, but their attractive traditional profile would be suitable in many situations in which heritage conservation grade windows are required.
Our windows are supplied as standard
with 4/16/4 (24mm) Pilkington K argon gas filled double glazed units with
a U value of 1.2, with warm edge spacers.
Paint & Stains:
Teknos microporous paints and stains:
We have a factory spray
painting facility for a professional paint or stain finish to our doors
and windows. We use the Teknos range of water based microporous paints
and stains which are designed
Shown above is a prime grade seasoned oak
traditional flush casement window being factory sprayed with Teknos light
oak transluscent top coat.
Shown below are storm-proof windows and frames in our spray room which have just been spray painted with Teknos primer and Teknos Aquatop exterior water based microporous paint from the Teknos 'Forest Inspiration' range..
Shown below is an external stable door made from seasoned prime quality oak, glazed and factory sprayed with Teknos water based wood finish.
Below - Windows made from Accoya® for a 15th century thatched cottage. We factory finished the windows using a lovely muted colour chosen from the Teknos 'Forest Inspirations' range. The full range of colours can be seen here:
Flush casement windows glazed with 4-16-4 toughened warm edge argon filled double glazed panels and factory spray finished with Teknos water based micro porous paint
Below - Nigel is fitting handles to some high performance seasoned oak double glazed windows which have been made to match the window profile of our local vernacular for the Edgecumbe Estate in Devon.
Below: The marketing people tell us that we need to take photos on sunny days and make sure that everything is tidy! At least we remembered to take a photo of the door! This is a seasoned oak door with a glazed panel and a high security multipoint lock which has been factory sprayed with Aqua Primer 2900 Base Stain and Teknos Aquatop 2600 which is a flexible, durable, micro porous protective water based wood finish.
Shown below is a hand made seasoned oak door and frame made to fit the existing doorway.
The door frame and the beading were steam bent to fit the doorway profile.
Although very traditional in construction and appearance, this door frame is fully sealed and has been fitted with an integral seal in the oak threshold.
Shown below is an internal ledged door made from seasoned oak
Below is an external door made from prime grade seasoned oak and fitted with a high security 5 point lock and stainless steel furniture. We also supplied the stainless steel letter box.
Shown below is a glazed seasoned oak external door which has been factory sprayed and fitted into a green oak covered veranda and conservatory which we built onto a Dartmoor farmhouse.
Shown here are glazed French doors made for an oak framed garden room and which visually blend with the direct glazing which we applied to the timber frame.
Seasoned oak opening windows fitted in a green oak timber frame.