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Latest Bespoke Projects from Deacon and Sandys

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Oak Panelled Doors and Staircase

Oak Panelled Doors and Under Stairs Storage CupboardA lovely oak staircase with gallery and hand turned spindles, with a panelled under stair storage cupboard. We also made and fitted a pair of panelled oak doors with heavy sectioned oak architrave.... READ MORE >>

Small Oak Staircase

Small Oak Staircase with Square BalustradesAlthough small in size, this oak staircase has been made to the same high standards as any other we make. it was polished and installed by ourselves... READ MORE >>

Hand Made Traditional Oak Joinery

Oak Staircase with Hand Carved Newel PostWe used traditional joinery techniques and styles for this oak interior space. A solid oak staircase with a hand carved newel post and an oak soffit panel creates a fine focal point, the room also has a large oak framed glazed screen with lead lights and a door to match.... READ MORE >>

Beautiful Oak Panelled Room

Solid Oak Wall Panel and Fire SurroundWe created two beautiful oak panelled rooms with oak cornice and skirting, the solid oak wall panelling was hand worked using traditional methods of mortice and tenon with oak dowels, hand coloured and finished in our Kent workshop and fitted by ourselves.The project... READ MORE >>

Period Oak Furniture

Oak Storage Cupboard and Dressing Table with Period HandlesDuring the last few weeks our cabinet makers have been busy making some period oak furniture items that include a storage cupboard to look like wall panelling a dressing table, bookcase and wardrobes with period fittings.... READ MORE >>

Exterior and Interior Glazed Oak Doors

Folding Glazed Oak DoorsHaving previously made a staircase and panelling for this client, our project this time was for a little more oak panelling, oak cupboards and oak interior glazed folding doors and an oak half glazed door with sidelights, the exterior glazing used were slim Krypton gas... READ MORE >>

Bespoke Contemporary Oak Staircase

Hand Crafted Iron BalustradeThis commission led to us creating a beautiful bespoke oak staircase with a mopstick handrail and hand crafted iron balustrading ( by John Cooksley ). This oak staircase was designed, made and coloured in our Rolvenden workshop and fitted by other members of our skilled... READ MORE >>

Stair Renovation

Oak Landing and StepsWorking with the Conservation Officers Report it was obvious that the existing stairs were in a near state of collapse and were carefuly removed.The period oak arched apron was stripped and polished, as were the original handrail and capping.The new stairs were fitted... READ MORE >>

Replacement Oak Door

Hand forged boltFor this property set within The Dales National Park the damaged door needed to be replaced, each board was measured and a template taken of the original door to allow us to make the door in our workshop. The original hinges and knocker were used but the bolts and latch... READ MORE >>

Unique Elm Bar Tops

Elm Bar Top, Gold Leaf and Red ResinAn initial enquiry from the Who'd A Thought It regarding new bar tops for their boutique hotel and restaurant in Grafty Green, resulted in us creating these character Elm Bar Tops with hand carved lettering and logo, the carving was gilded using 24 carat gold leaf.... READ MORE >>

Impressive Oak Entrance Door and Frame

Impressive Oak Plank and Ledge DoorThank you to our client for the opportunity to make this magnificent oak entrance door and frame and for the images of the completed work, traditionally made using planks and ledges with cleated rosehead nails and cover mouldings, sitting in a large frame with hand... READ MORE >>

Early Oak Bay Window Seat

Solid Oak Bay Window Seat made and fitted by ourselvesFollowing a consultation to make an early oak bay window seat, we submitted a drawing for approval and then made and fitted this lovely window seat in solid oak, with a lift up seat for storage below. The whole piece was then stained and polished to blend in with its... READ MORE >>

Bespoke Oak Staircase with Solid Oak Stair Handrail

Continuous Handrail Staircase leading to Gallery with Black Powder Coated BalustradeThis is the second bespoke oak staircase we have made for this client and his builder. He was involved at every stage of the assembly visiting our workshop to view the progress of the project. The bespoke oak staircase has a continuous solid oak stair handrail with... READ MORE >>

Bespoke Handmade Furniture and Joinery

A pair of very large Solid Oak Sliding DoorsAs we approach the end of another busy year, take a look at some of the projects we do that are a little different: some hand turned work, bespoke pieces of furniture made using unique pieces of timber or a hardwood painted wardrobe with a maple interior, a contemporary... READ MORE >>

Solid Oak Garden Gates

Garden Door and FrameAt Deacon & Sandys it's not only a quality entrance to your home we make and fit, but also beautiful solid oak gates for your Garden, Courtyard or Entrance, made by our skilled craftsmen from solid oak and finished with the same attention to detail as every... READ MORE >>

Bespoke Large Oak Radiator Covers

Solid Oak Radiator Cover with Brass GrilleThis project involved making some solid large oak radiator covers. The oak radiator covers needed complicated scribing and were polished to match the doors and fitted with solid brass antiqued grilles. This project also called for the creation of internal oak doors... READ MORE >>

Double Glazed Leaded Light Window Design

Replaced window with 2 openers, slim double glazed with lead lightsWe are experts in double glazed leaded window designs, replacing damaged or worn out windows with replica leaded light windows. In this project, we were asked to replace some traditional softwood painted first floor windows with hardwood (Sapele) painted windows. We... READ MORE >>

Ordinary to Stunning: Oak Wood Wall Panels

Solid Oak Dresser with Brass FittingsOak wall panels are the perfect way to transform a room and tie in with other traditional features. Oak wood panels can be used in any room to give an authentic period feel using ageing and distressing techniques. Following discussions with our client, character dark... READ MORE >>

Painted Oak TV Cabinet with TV Lift System

Painted Bedside Cabinets with Decorative Moulding and Mirrored PanelsWorking with an existing client, we were sent a sketch by Nicola Hulbert BA Hons, Interior Design and Illustration, asking us if we could make a bed-end oak TV cabinet that would house a lift system, as well as creating a pair of bedside cabinets. All pieces needed to... READ MORE >>

Corner Drinks Cabinet

Cherry Corner Cabinet with Boxwood Stringing to Top and DoorsWe were given a picture of a drinks cabinet and asked by the client to change the design to a corner cupboard, the result is made of cherry with boxwood stringing to the top and door fronts, inside we have two drawers and two adjustable shelves. The corner cabinet was... READ MORE >>

Small Handcrafted Solid Oak Staircase

Oak Staircase with Storage Cupboard and Panelled SoffitThis bespoke solid oak staircase with hand turned balusters and handcrafted faceted finials was quite a challenging project due to the small area available and the requirement to fit in an under stair storage cupboard. It also tested the skills of the joiners... READ MORE >>

Handmade Solid Oak Ledged Doors

Shaped Oak Boarded Door with Hand Forged Hinges (opposite side of previous image)Character oak was used throughout to create these handmade solid oak doors, frames and architraves. We worked with the client to produce doors of varying sizes and styles paired with heavy sectioned frames (some with hand carved spandrels). The oak ledged doors and... READ MORE >>

Bespoke Handmade Dining Table and Benches

Bespoke Solid Oak Table and BenchesThis is the second time we have worked with Charlotte Woodroffe. The first was to create a pair of solid oak hand carved headboards whereas this project was to create an oak handmade dining table and four benches. The bespoke dining table top is made of three solid... READ MORE >>

Oak Tree Seat

The two halves separated for finishingCould we make a circular oak seat around an olive tree that was in a concrete tub?, it should not sit or have legs that go to ground. Many ideas later we decided that it would be best to use two metal rings, an inner and outer, the inner ring would be bolted to the... READ MORE >>

Exterior Oak Ledged Doors and Frames

Oak Boarded Exterior Door with Moulded Cover Strips and Hand Made IronmongeryWe were commissioned to make these oak ledged doors and frames using character grade wood. The heavy sectioned oak frames are stop moulded and have hand carved spandrels, the glazed doors have a very heavy sectioned oak frame.The solid oak ledged doors are of a boarded... READ MORE >>

Random Width Distressed Oak Flooring

The beginning of the process, the boards are ready for selecting and cuttingThis project required us to source and create distressed oak flooring for our customer's home. Each board is selected, marked and cut to its maximum size. In this case the longest boards were 5 meters long and varied in width from 200mm to 460mm. Having been brought... READ MORE >>

Oak Dragon Wash Basin Stand

Working on the Wings and ScalesFollowing discussions with a delightful client and based on a simple sketch that she produced, we got quite carried away with this solid oak dragon-like washstand. The legs and wings were temporarily built up and the detail of it's feet, wings and scales were hand... READ MORE >>