Oak Beams

Period oak’s beams come from sustainable managed forests in the UK and Europe, where they are air dried for around 5 years +, so they are nice and dry stable beams, ready to be fitted into your home. Oak joinery has for many years been quintessentially part of the British home and our oak beams form the centre piece of any room. We supply all types of beams, from rough stock supply only, through to the finished article, being a beautiful fireplace mantle beam or surround.  All our fireplace floating beams and shelves can be sold with floating brackets, we machine holes into the rear of each beam ready to take the brackets supplied. ( please see our ” fixing your floating beam” page for more details ). THIS IS LOCATED IN THE ” PRODUCTS ” DROP DOWN BOX.  

Our methods are flexible which allows us to create a large variety of styles and features, which are tailored to you  “the customer’s” designs or requirements. Through a range of processes, different tones and textures can be achieved, allowing us to cater for any needs, from the traditionally worn and rustic to the sleek and modern.

All Air dried beams develop there own unique character as they dry out, in the form of surface cracks and shakes, some beams will develop a slight twist, although hardly noticeable, and each beam will vary in degrees of character and natural shade, this is all part of the beauty in any natural product like oak, each beam, if need be can be supplied with holes machined into rear face to take a floating bracket system,  of which we can supply with your beam.

The mantel beams that can be purchased from our online shop come in 4 different shades, with holes machined into the rear face to take the floating bracket system if requested.  The edges are carved to add character to the piece and you can choose from varying sizes.

Below is a cost calculator of our most popular sizes, please feel free to call on 01733 840968 to place your order or use our online shop.  We make beams to any size, so if you do not see what you need here, please get in touch..  Please note all prices quoted on calculator incl vat but excl delivery.  .   All our mantle beam kits come with fitting instructions and a touch up pot of wax/stain. 

Total incl. VAT

We also produce decorative corbels to compliment your beam, they are  available from £45 a pair plus vat.    These can also be purchased from our online shop.

For wax shade finishes,  see our online shop or use the products drop down box and click on wax shades for your beam, shelves etc.

You are welcome to come and visit the workshop by appointment or to collect your order, we are located 15 miles east of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. Tel 01733 840968. to make an appointment.


Please remember  when choosing an oak beam, to allow for any acclimatisation that will take place during the oak’s settlement period in your home, especially with central heating and fireplace’s, this may or may not take the form of some surface cracks, this will in no way affect the integrity of your beam, only enhance the character and beauty of such a natural product. Please see our FAQ’S page via the “fixing your floating beam” page, for further info.

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