Iroko Pergola and Handrails with Stainless Steel Wires

Posted on 23. Oct, 2019 by in Uncategorized

    An unusual job in Jesmond this week. An Iroko pergola and handrails for the back garden in a Tyneside flat. Looks lush I think.          I also fitted a cover to an old church font and the top of the octagonal stone base to make a stool.   

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New Victorian Porch in Gosforth

Posted on 23. Aug, 2019 by in Uncategorized

Fitted a beautiful new porch in Gosforth, made to match the original details of the existing porches in the street.      Made from Accoya and primed ready for decoration. The slate roof is next complete with stepped lead flashings and ridge tiles then touchened glass side panels.  

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Beautiful Cut String Staircase

Posted on 06. Jul, 2019 by in Uncategorized

              I’ve been busy fitting this beautiful cut string staircase to a loft conversion in Gosforth. Spindles to the landing next then fitting the newel caps.    

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It’s Fixed!

Posted on 21. May, 2019 by in Uncategorized

Thanks to the clever people at BT the phone line to Joinery Towers is back up and running again. Call me if you need me.    

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Land Line Down!

Posted on 19. May, 2019 by in Uncategorized

Just a quick update. My landline is down and I have the very clever people at BT are looking into the problem. If you need to contact me it’s bet to use the mobile of email. My mobile number is 07946530955 Email: enquiries@stephenfrancis.co.uk   As soon as it’s working again I’ll let you know.   […]

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A Beautiful Accoya door and frame in Gosforth

Posted on 18. Mar, 2019 by in Uncategorized

I took out an old, tired, yellowing uPVC door and frame and fitted this beautiful Accoya door and frame.       Much better than horrible plastic. The door is 55mm thick to take 24mm frosted double glazed units.  

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A bit of sculpture for a Gosforth garden

Posted on 13. Feb, 2019 by in Uncategorized

A customer asked me to make a stand for a specially commissioned sculpture in his garden. He wanted it made from old railway sleepers. All fixed together with massive stainless steel coach bolts.           I think you’ll agree, it looks amazing.      

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Lovely Five panel Front Door

Posted on 20. Jan, 2019 by in Uncategorized

Here we have a lovely primed Accoya five panel front door hung in Gosforth. It has raised and fielded panels with bolection moulding to the outside and a planted bead inside. The existing frame was sound and all it needs now is painting.           

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All about the angles and the curves

Posted on 21. Dec, 2018 by in Uncategorized

This past few days it’s all been angles and curves. From a five sided window seat, fitting dado rail to a three story hallway and an arched top gate. The window seat was made from MDF with a panelled detail and lift up lids for storage. My customer is making a cushion for the top […]

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Folding Doors in Whitley Bay

Posted on 04. Dec, 2018 by in Uncategorized

  Fitted some lovely folding doors in Whitley Bay closing off the living room from the dining room. Running on a top track with a guide in the cill and folding effortlessly to the side.    

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