In the Heart of the Cotswolds - The Moonstone Project
18. Oak Frame

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Moonstone Project Introduction
01. Existing Cottage & Demolition Works
02. ArchiCAD & Planning Proposals
03. Basement Floor and Blockwork Walls
04. Quadlock - ICF Concrete System
05. Basement Slabs
06. Waterproofing of Guest Wing Slab
07. Tanking to Walls
08. General Building and Blockwork
09. Slinkies
10. Boreholes
11. Steel Erection
12. Zinc Roof
13. Stone Lintels
14. Stone Walls
15. Gull Wings
16. Flat Roofs
17. Solar Systems
18. Oak Frame
19. Becker : Triple Glazing
20. Toughened
21. Timber Cladding
22. Heat Recovery Earth Pipes
23. Insulation & Passiv Haus
24. Solar Panels
25. Aquatron & Poo
26. Reed Beds
27. Underfloor Heating
28. Tiling
29. Stone Bath and Polishing Floors
30. Steel Staircase & Balustrades
31. Weather
32. Technology and Lighting
33. Kitchens and Fitted Furniture
34. Glass Stairs and Glass Box


We had a Douglas fir framed entrance pod designed by Cameron Scott of and manufactured an installed by Carpenter Oak - the original Green oak company and sister company to Roderick James Architects who helped us with alot of the earlier design of the house.

Simon Eley of Balck Pig Frame Finishing Ltd ( carried out all the incredible Oak external facing pieces and glazing. This is no mean feat as all of Simon’s work is around green oak that has a horrible habit of moving lots during the drying out process. Simon has spent years perfecting his craft, so no messy silicone sealants that tear and dry up are used, instead all weather seals are EPDM rubber gaskets which surround the Oak and glazing details, drainage is built into the IGU units - testament to hs work is 4 years on not a single joint of Oak or detail where Oak meets glass has opened up - the frame (despite the usual silvering as it gets older) is exactly the same as it was the day the left it.