Author Archives: Rodas Design

A sign for the Wood Centre

We are getting on well with our latest commission – a sign for the new Sylva Wood Centre. A few months ago I created this visual. Today for the first time we were able to put the main elements together … Continue reading

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Today we continued to work on the logs that we split yesterday. We started by removing all the bark and sapwood with a chainsaw. Left outside in the damp and rain the sapwood will just rot away so we take … Continue reading

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Splitting Oak Logs

Today we have been splitting oak logs for our latest commission – an entrance sign for the new Sylva Wood Centre near Oxford. We start by¬† cutting a slot in the end of the log with a chainsaw. And then … Continue reading

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Oak pergola with curved beams

A few weeks ago we finished a very nice pergola just outside Oxford. Our clients didn’t want it to look too heavy and so we designed it with a slight curve to the underside of the beams. This gives a … Continue reading

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