An award-winning project

An award-winning project

National Heritage Ironwork Group   We’re delighted to announce that our new Gates project for St George’s Garrison Church in Woolwich was recently awarded the “Best New Design in a Heritage Setting” at the recent National Heritage Ironwork...
Talk on lime-burning

Talk on lime-burning

Talk on Lime Burning at the SPAB Autumn Repair Course  Further to our work last summer, burning local grey chalk in a field kiln at the SPAB’s Old House Project and Working Party in Boxley, Kent, we were delighted to be invited back to present our findings to...
Manifest up for ironwork award

Manifest up for ironwork award

National Heritage Ironwork Group   Our design for the new west end gates at St. George’s Garrison Church in London is up for the National Heritage Ironwork Group’s “Best New Design in a Heritage Setting” award! The winner is decided by public...
Douglas fir

Douglas fir

Douglas Fir   We’ve been commissioned to build some rather lovely bookshelves, using Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) in rather chunky sections.  The workshop is filled with their aromatic aroma… Read more about our furniture projects here. ←...
Hidden gems in roofs

Hidden gems in roofs

Smoke blackened timbers   It’s always nice to explore a new historic roof – and particularly when we can discover such hidden gems as the back of an old wattle-and-daub wall!  Not to mention the smoke blackening of rafter bellies – evidence of a...
Lime burning

Lime burning

The Grey Chalk Project at the SPAB Working Party   Manifest were present at the recent Working Party, organised by the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, at Boxley Abbey in Kent.  We are part of the ongoing Grey Chalk Project, in which a local chalk is...