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Our Blog is our News/Media section which aims to keep you up-to-date with what’s happening at English Oak Buildings from day to day.   Clicking on the images below will take you to our very latest stories.

Our Archive section contains all of the blogs and news items we have published over the last few years, so if you would like to see some of those articles, then please select one of the archive section links in the menu on the left of this page.

Make sure you also go to  our Videos section, where you can view a mini-documentary about the process of designing and fabricating an English Oak Buildings frame, as well as a fascinating timelapse film recording the raising of one of our largest frames to date.

That Georgian Detached House Appeal

According to a new survey from Poshflooring.co.uk, the most desired property for Brits to live in is the Georgian detached ho [...]

Design glossary: Plank and Muntin Walls

Plank and Muntin walls - sounds rather archaic, doesn't it! And actually, it is a thoroughly traditional way of using oak, an [...]

Oak interiors to make you go WOW

There's no denying oak in a fantastic material to build with - but that's not the only way it's used to amazing effect in arc [...]

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Add Value To Your Home with Oak – Part 3

In the third and final part of our series, we round up some more ways in which you can add value to your home with the help o [...]

Add Value To Your Home with Oak – Part 2

In the second part of our series, we reveal ways in which you can add value to your home with the help of a green oak frame b [...]

Meet the Team!

We thought it was time you met our fabulous team - so here's a little intro to the awesome carpenters that make up English Oa [...]

Adding Value To Your Home with Oak – Part 1

In a new series, we discuss ways in which you can increase the value of your home with the help of English Oak Buildings and [...]

Our design crush of the day: the Oak Bottle

Ahhh oak - ideal for so many things. It's no secret we're huge fans (read our Love Letter To English Oak), and its versatilit [...]

The traditions of the wandering journeyman

It's no secret that we're fans of heritage joinery here at English Oak Buildings, and use the traditional and precise techniq [...]

Carpentry for the younger generation!

There's no doubt about it - creating a green oak frame is a craft. In this day and age, when machine-produced, flat-pack furn [...]

The ‘Right To Build’ scheme helping self-builders

Building a custom green oak-framed home is a desire of many wannabe self-builders - and understandably so. Not only can you d [...]

Self building trend: Semi-Open Plan Spaces

New year, new you... new home? If 2017 is the year you're considering making changes to your property - whether moderate alte [...]