Carpenter Oak @carpenter_oak

We are designers and makers of oak framed buildings. View our latest case study:

Carpenter Oak photos and videos

July 2019

Sundays... • • #oak #englishoak #oaktree #carpenteroak #tree

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July 2019

Our next open house event takes place on 27 and 28 July. There are still some time-slots up for grabs and the event is open to self-builders, architects, designers and contractors. Find out more and book your place - link in bio • • #openhouse #openhouseevent #oxfordshire #newbuild #oak #oakframe #timberframe #greenoak #architecture #selfbuild #selfbuilder #build #project

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July 2019

Our latest case study is a larch glulam framed pool house and Pilates studio in Wiltshire, hand made by our Cornwall yard - see link in bio • • Architect: @richmondbellarchitects Contractors: @wbdandbuk #handmade #carpenteroak #larch #glulam #poolhouse #pilatesstudio #studio #timberframe #woodframe #postandbeam

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June 2019

Last night in Bath we were able to stand back and admire our floodlit installation at @holburnemuseumbath - the @forestofimagination festival starts today. Collaboration with @invisible_studio @momentumconsultingengineers • • #forestofimagination #foi2019 #carpenteroak #festival #bath @visitbath #timber #sculpture #installationart #reclaimedwood

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May 2019

The cricket World Cup is underway! - if only we had some willow for a lunchtime knockabout 🏏 • • #carpenteroak #cricket #worldcup #carpentry #workshop #yard #devon

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March 2019

Our latest case study is a three bedroom home down the road from where the oak frame was handmade at our Wiltshire yard. Encapsulation by our partners @fleminghomesuk Find out more in our case study, link in bio. • • #woodhome #modernbuilding #luxuryhomes #britishhome #englishhome #britisharchitecture #oakframedbuilding #oak #archishift #designwanted #greenoak #postandbeam #handmade #timberframe #carpentry #carpenteroak #woodframe #workshops #selfbuild #contemporaryhome #oakframe #newbuild #oakhouse #woodenhouse #modernhomes #architecture #building

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March 2019

We believe the pot of gold was hiding in the portaloo. Douglas fir frame underway in Yeovil, Somerset. • • #douglasfir #timberframe #postandbeam #rainbow #doublerainbow #carpentry #sitephoto #carpenteroak #handmade #made #timber #architecture #architecturephotography #spring #newbuild #englishhouse

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February 2019

#throwbackthursday to 1999 when we needed a helicopter to lend us a helping hand in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Link in bio #scotland #castaway #bbc #carpenteroak #timberframing #oakframe #helicopter #handmade #benfogle #taransay #taransayisland

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February 2019

Every now and again one of our frames goes up and stops us in our tracks. More photos of this Scottish project coming next week, watch this space. . . #carpentry #carpenteroak #handmade #scotland #lochness #lochnessmonster #oak #greenoak #timberframe

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February 2019

Lovely end grain on this larch glulam laid up in our Devon yard. . . #larch #glulam #carpentry #carpenteroak #timberframe #woodframe #yard #workshop

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February 2019

This Douglas fir project is spilling over into another workshop! Where did we put the binoculars? . . #douglasfir #morticeandtenon #handmade #carpentry #carpenteroak #mondaymotivation

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January 2019

A lovely flurry of snow at our Devon yard this morning before the sun came out, standard British weather eh? Looks good up at Dartmoor! ⛷ #snow #weather #devon #carpenteroak #oakframing

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January 2019

Obligatory Monday sunrise and a gorgeous start to the week. #mondaymotivation #monday #sunrise #work #oakframedbuilding #carpenteroak

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January 2019

Glorious skies this morning lighting up oak and Douglas fir at our Devon yard #carpentry #timberframe #workshop #oak #oakframedbuilding #handmade #greenoak #douglasfir #devon #carpenteroak

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January 2019

Gorgeous light in our Devon show barn first thing this morning... - - @roderickjamesarchitects #nofilter #oakframedbuilding #oak #greenoak #postandbeam #handmade #timberframe #carpentry #carpenteroak #woodframe #workshops

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January 2019

Just a few spaces left for our open house and yard event this Friday! Link in bio for more info and to book your place - - #openhouse #timberframe #oakframedbuilding #handmade #carpentry #carpenteroak #woodframe #devon #openday #workshops #selfbuild #contemporaryhome #newyearnewbuild

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December 2018

Wishing you and yours a very happy Christmas and all good things for 2019, from everyone at Carpenter Oak - - #christmas #christmastree #oakframedbuilding #handmade #carpentry #timberframe

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December 2018

Sometimes you don’t even need to leave your desk to see something amazing... - - #oakframing #yard #workshops #rainbow #doublerainbow 🌈🌈

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December 2018

Earlier this year we made our first pre-site visit. Last week we raised the oak frame for our latest complete build project - can’t wait to see this one finished! - - - #oakframedbuilding #timberframe #carpentry #handmade #oak #oakframe #carpenteroak #newbuild #completebuild #englishhome #modernhomes #woodhome #modernbuilding #luxuryhomes #britisharchitecture

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December 2018

Another glorious start to the day in Devon... - - - #carpenteroak #timberframe #timberframing #devon #workshops #carpentry

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December 2018

Let there be light! No, a spaceship hasn’t landed in our Wiltshire yard, but we do have new lights... Who fancies an all-nighter? - - - #yard #workshops #oakframing #carpenteroak #timberframe #carpentry #handmade #tools #toolsofthetrade #woodisgood

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December 2018

Our beautiful show barn in the heart of the South Hams, Devon. We’re holding an open day at our yard in January, where alongside the show barn you’ll be able to see the carpenters at work, visit a local project and talk to us about your build. Find out more and book your place - link in bio #oakframedbuilding #timberframe #timberframe #carpentry #carpenteroak #devon #openhouse #openday #workshops #yard #woodworking #postandbeam #oak #greenoak

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November 2018

From our oak frame on site to completion... an epic spot close to our Devon yard #oakframedbuilding #handmade #timberframe #carpentry #site #oakframe #construction #carpenteroak

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October 2018

Happy Halloween! We carve up a pretty good pumpkin too 🎃 #oakframedbuilding #halloween #carpenteroak #oakframe #carving

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September 2018

See how our new logo was carved, burnt, and chiseled into creation by our team of skilled carpenters. #newlook #timbercraft #thisiswhatwedo #oakframe #creativeminds

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September 2018

The leopard does change his spots

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September 2018

Change is today...

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September 2018

Change is coming in 1 day...

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September 2018

A beaut of a frame just finished by the team up in Scotland! This will be a farm shop and cafe. Yes, that is blue sky in Scotland. #oakframe #timberframing #keepingitlocal #teamwork #enjoyingtheview #oakcraft

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September 2018

Change is coming in 2 days...

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September 2018

Change is coming in 3 days...

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September 2018

Teams from our yards in Wiltshire and Devon have been working on this impressive frame in Reading. 🔨🔨 Job done! #timberframe #comerainorshine #oakframing #teamwork #oakdreams #nosuchthingasbadweather #allabouttheoak

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August 2018

Diary date! 8th- 9th September. We’re going to be at the Self Build and Design show at Westpoint Exhibition Centre, Exeter. Come find us to talk about your timber frame project and see a wind and weather tight frame. We’ve got a few free tickets to give away, email laura @carpenteroak com for them. See you there! #selfbuild #timberframe #allabouttheoak #makeitareality #craftedbydesign #handson #showtime

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August 2018

Just a run-of-the-mill past project of ours we stumbled across in the archives this week... #oakframedbuilding #madewell #timberframe #greenoak #pool #made #handmade #carpentry #carpenter #hottub #houseporn #poolside #poolenvy #houseenvy #architect #architecture #architecturephotography

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July 2018

This week, Ben has been crafting a perfect circle into this arch brace truss, to be raised in Hertfordshire - we can’t wait to see it in-situ! #oakframedbuilding #greenoak #craftsmanship #oak #carpentry #arch #truss #handmade #wood #workshop #carpenteroak

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