Category Archives: green oak

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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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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My latest table

For the last few weeks I have been making a rather interesting outdoor dining table. My client wanted something a little different – interlocking curves rather than boring straight slats. This is what I came up with. I chose characterful … Continue reading

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Big oak planters

Back in the summer we made four large oak planters for a local client. These were very substantially made from 50mm thick oak boards. Height was around 750mm. I went back to visit them last week. They have now been … Continue reading

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Contemporary Curved Green Oak Bench

Here’s another view of the benches I made last month. The rain brings out the grain of the oak very nicely. The colour will slowly fade away to silvery grey over the course of the next year or so as … Continue reading

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