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Oxford Oak On Show At Oxfordshire Artweeks

From Saturday 18th May for two weekends I will be participating in Oxfordshire Artweeks and I will be showing some new garden benches and tables as well as some old favourites. The show is in Lower Heyford, North Oxfordshire. Click … Continue reading

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Oak pond surrounds

I have just finished fitting a surround to two small rectangular ponds in a London garden. They are made from quite chunky section green oak, fitted with traditional pegged mortice and tenon joints. Here is one of them during installation. … Continue reading

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Traditional Pergola in Oak

We have been busy with pergolas recently. The other one we have recently finished is a very traditional rectangular pergola about 7m by 3.5m which covers a paved area in the back garden of my client just next to their … Continue reading

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Hexagonal Pergola

I have just finished¬† a rather elegant hexagonal pergola for private client in Oxfordshire. The timber I used was all from store and so had about a year of seasoning in it which helped considerably in getting everything stable accurate.¬† … Continue reading

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Rodas Design at Oxfordshire Artweeks

This May I will be participating in two exhibitions for Oxfordshire Artweeks and I will be showing some new garden benches and tables as well as some old favourites. The first is in Lower Heyford, North Oxfordshire and runs from … Continue reading

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Good weather for Willow Domes

I have just been reading that this was the wettest April since records began. That’s excellent news for the willow screen I planted back in December. Here is a photo of it a couple of weeks ago. It’s good to … Continue reading

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Traditional oak pergola with curved beams – more photos

Last autumn I finished a large pergola. Here are some more photos. This shows nearly the full length of the pergola – about 35 meters. Here’s a view from the other side of the garden. And here’s the view as … Continue reading

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