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Timber Handrail on Glass Balustrade

Haldane UK has played a key part in the delivering this stunning feature helical stair by manufacturing and installing these American Black Walnut handrails to sit atop curved glass balustrades.

The project was carried out in conjunction with Clifford Chapman who were the specialist staircase contractor and completed the structural steelwork and glass balustrading.

The continuous handrail spirals up to the main atrium area which itself is a stunning feature of the double height entrance area of the luxury home in England.

Cross Banded Handrail Replacement

Haldane UK has transformed the handrail of a Victorian home by replacing the existing handrail which featured missing sections of the cross banding with a solid handrail designed to provide an exact replica of the existing profile.

Cross banding was a technique used in Victorian and Georgian times to create a profile by fixing hardwood moulding to the top of the handrail, often to disguise the softwood core section.

Timber Column Restoration Project

Haldane UK has demonstrated its breadth of timber machining expertise with the restoration of 8 timber columns for the entrance to a Victorian property in Aberdeen.

The existing columns were showing severe signs of rotting and were compromising the structural integrity of the entrance area.

Haldane manufactured the timber columns from D30 structural grade American White Oak which is kiln dried to deliver an 11% moisture content.

Bespoke Handrails for Feature Staircase

Haldane has manufactured and supplied bespoke handrails for a luxury home featuring Brazilian Mahogany, one of the world’s most expensive commercially available timbers.

As a highly rare timber, Haldane used its network of suppliers to source a stocks of Brazilian Mahogany from a company which was holding old timber stocks and therefore was able to demonstrate the integrity of its supply.

Handrail Refurbishment London

Haldane UK has been commission to carry out a handrail refurbishment project for a luxury home in London.

The project is part of a larger fit-out project where Haldane is working on 2 separate staircases, however after consulting with English Heritage, the original handrail to the main feature staircase required to be refurbished as opposed to being replaced.

Bespoke Wooden Legs for Vanity Unit

Haldane has demonstrated its expertise in specialist timber machining by manufacturing these bespoke wooden legs for a luxury cabinet maker.

The 800mm legs were manufactured to replicate a photograph of an existing piece of antique furniture with a paint grade finish. 

Haldane recommended the use of Sapele, which is a more stable material, to achieve the intricate detail of the reed finishing on each table leg.

These were then machined using Haldane UK’s 5 axis CNC technology to achieve the precision and accuracy of the tapered leg with reeded body and ball.

Traditional Staircase Recreated Using Original 19th Century Drawings

Haldane UK has enabled a client to return her Victorian House to its formerly glory by manufacturing and installing the traditional staircase to the exact specification as shown in the original drawings which were originally designed in 1897.

The house had previously been converted into two flats and Haldane had been commissioned to recreate the original staircase.

Haldane were able to ensure the staircase was historically accurate by working with drawings supplied by the Royal Commission on the Ancient and

Double Bullnose Staircase Tread

Haldane UK has manufactured one of the largest domestic staircases it has ever produced with a stunning half landing staircase which features 1400mm timber treads which then expands to a 2450mm double bullnose tread.

The staircase was manufactured using a combination of American Black Walnut stair treads and handrail with paint grade timber to the risers and balustrading which were then painted to a specific RAL colour.

Continuous Handrail for Luxury Retreat

Haldane has supplied and installed bespoke continuous handrail manufactured from American Black Walnut for a luxury home in Auchterarder.

The project featured over 25 linear metres of handrails with a 76 x 56mm bespoke profile which rose through 2 storeys of the home.

The stunning sandstone staircase featured ornate metalwork balustrading and Haldane’s American Black Walnut handrail.

Solid Oak Worktops from Haldane UK

Haldane has added a new dimension to its product portfolio with the completion of its recent project which saw the company manufacture a 2400 x 1000mm solid oak worktop which was 40mm thick and was manufactured to create a Wide Plank Oak Worktop effect.

The enquiry came whilst Haldane was on site with a client fitting a spiral staircase. After seeing the quality of the finished product, the client asked if we were able to manufacture and supply the worktop for the island unit.

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