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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.

Oak garden offices – the best for your business

Are you one of many homeowners considering a home office? How about an oak garden office? We look at the benefits of these in [...]

Home improvement trends 2019

It seems that many experts believe 2019 will be the year of 'improving rather than moving'. House prices experience uncertain [...]

Amazing Christmas Decorations For Your Home

'Tis the season... to celebrate the loveliest Christmas decorations that are bringing seasonal style to your oak framed home! [...]

Tips for keeping your oak frame cosy in winter!

Time to think about getting those blankets out, lighting a fire, and getting cosy! Here are some top tips on keeping snug in [...]

Three pieces of wooden design we’re absolutely loving

Take a break and read about the pieces of wooden design that have been drawing admiring glances from us recently! Samaná furn [...]

The Oak Tree – just how did it become the national symbol of England?

If there's one piece of flora that captures the essence of England most, then there's no doubt it must be the oak tree. Durab [...]

Contemporary design vs Traditional design – which would you choose?

When choosing your new home, one question will invariably come up - do you want contemporary design, or a more traditional ae [...]

Channeling that French Interior Design chic in your home

Barn conversions are big in France, and it therefore makes sense that channeling this French Interior Design style in self-b [...]

Canada Day celebrations with this Canadian forest dwelling!

Happy first of July people - which also means it's Canada Day! We've decided to mark the occasion by showing you this stunni [...]

Our latest self build project in the English Oak Buildings workshop!

Here's our latest self-build project, for all those wondering what we've been up to recently!  Here's a sneak peek into the [...]

Three elements of oak design we’re loving

The piece of oak design furniture: Thomas Bentzen's factory-inspired sideboard for Muuto Image: dezeen.com Austere, indust [...]

Jazzing up your property with a pergola

The English oak pergola - a gorgeous addition to any property. Not to be confused with a pagoda (those tall, multi-levelled [...]