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  • July 11, 2016 Shaker Doors

    Shaker Doors on Woodworking & Panel Processing magazine

    In the July issue of Industrial Woodworking & Panel Processing magazine, they featured us in an article about "production of replacement IKEA kitchen doors for customers who have purchased IKEA METOD or PAX carcasses.’ It is always a pleasure to...

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  • Victorian Entrance
    June 10, 2016 Shaker Doors

    Victorian Entrance

    We recently manufactured an elegant glazed 4 panel front door for a Victorian house situated in North Oxford. The door retains the same period features as would have been present when the property was originally built. The door was painted with Farrow & Ball...

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  • March 25, 2015 Shaker Doors

    Shaker Doors for IKEA kitchens & cabinets

    Since we last wrote about using our solid wood replacement doors in IKEA kitchens the number of orders and enquires has kept increasing. We’ve been asked all sorts of questions from customers wanting to use our shaker doors to replace...

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  • February 22, 2015 Shaker Doors

    Never bolt your door with a boiled carrot

    Yes, I know it sounds like I made this up, but "never bolt your door with a boiled carrot" is a real saying. It's a proverb, or a popular phrase that expresses a commonplace truth or useful advice. In this...

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  • January 21, 2015 Oliver Bryan

    Back in time to the 1930's...

    One of our recent clients had a problem. She needed replacement internal doors for her 1930's era house, but because of the non-standard dimensions, she was unable to find ready made doors that would fit. That's where we came in. We were able to...

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  • December 11, 2014 Shaker Doors

    Locking the TARDIS

    How does Doctor Who lock his door? The TARDIS is an instantly recognisable cultural icon, and we all know how it can travel through time and space. But, do you know the different ways the Doctor can lock and unlock...

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  • December 4, 2014 Shaker Doors

    When is a door lock not just a door lock?

      Continuing our series about doors from around the world, this week’s blog is about elaborate wooden door locks from Mali.   The locks we use on our front doors are usually small and functional, simply there to keep out...

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  • November 13, 2014 Shaker Doors

    IKEA METOD and Shaker Doors

    This week, we take a look at one of our most popular requests.   We frequently get asked if we can make doors to fit IKEA kitchen cabinets, and the answer is yes! We make bespoke doors to fit any...

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  • November 4, 2014 Matthew Ruddle

    Doors from Around the World

      This is the first entry in our new blog series, looking at notable doors from around the world. This week, we take a look at a fictional door from Japan!  This is the Dokodemo Door (or “anywhere door”) and...

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