RECLAIMED DOORS

Frequently found in builders skips and abandoned outside homes, wooden doors are a characterful source of reclaimed timber.

As a material resource, reclaimed wooden doors provide the following benefits...

-Dimensions appropriate to small-scale craft and batch production

-Uniformity in components and composition

-Unique pattinas, features and characteristics

-A rare source of different seasoned timber varieties

PREPARING THE DOOR

Nails and paint are removed before butchery.

RELEASING THE TIMBER
Two cuts along the door length release the different timber pieces.
Stripped door
On the block
Cut No.1
Cut No.2
Extraction
Components
Stock

FURNITURE

Using batch processing and joinery techniques to create furniture from doors.

Chair
Chair

Lap-jointed, braced frame chair design developed for batch production

Chair details
Chair details

Joinery and material detailing of chair design

Chair parts
Chair parts

Batch component production for chair design

Assembly
Assembly

Fitting chair components