The Process

Sackville Oak Frames design and build oak framed buildings specific to the clients' needs and site requirements, we listen to our clients and advise only where necessary.

We believe in delivering a solution to the brief that works for the client in every sense and fits how they live and work. We will work with you throughout the entire process and welcome your input at every stage. …
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Design & Planning

Sackville Oak Frames work directly with our clients, structural engineers and architects in the design and planning stages of your oak framed building project.

Whilst we encourage the use of architects, we also like to be involved as early as possible in the design stages to aid and potentially inform the design based around workable frame layouts. We anticipate, expect and enjoy spending time at design workshops …
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Building Oak Frames

Sackville Oak Frames have a small team of knowledgeable and dedicated craftsmen who are involved at every stage of the process; with a genuine passion for what we do, we are happy to create and construct oak framed buildings of a traditional or contemporary nature.

The oak frame is initially split into ‘imaginary planes’ both vertical and horizontal. Each ‘imaginary plane’ is either an elevation, a cross …
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Finishing an Oak Frame

Frame raising is the most exciting part of the build for all concerned. Once frame raising begins, the oak framed building will begin to reveal itself for the first time, allowing all to see where the workshop hours have gone!

Once the oak frame has been raised completely, the final pegging up can be done and when finished, the culmination of months of hard work is usually accompanied …
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