Traditional Woodworking  in Lincolnshire


Peter Millburn Traditional Woodworking
Furniture Maker and Restorer
Specialist Carpentry, Traditional Joinery
in Lincolnshire UK

Joinery - including Ornamental and plain wooden gates

Examples of a wide range of joinery projects I have carried out over the years

Large doors and panelling made from oak from customer's own garden. Large doors and panelling made from oak from customer's own garden. Large doors and panelling made from oak from customer's own garden.

Large doors and panelling made from oak from customer's own garden.


Lychgate in oak for St. Clements, Saltfleetby.Lychgate in oak for St. Clements, Saltfleetby.

Lychgate in oak for St. Clements, Saltfleetby.
I was commissioned to make a copy of the gate that was built in 1930 but stolen in 2006, using the rather grainy photograph of the original below as my only available guide.

Lychgate in oak for St. Clements, Saltfleetby Gate built in 1930 by Mr Webster Lychgate in oak for St. Clements, Saltfleetby. gate built in spring 2012 by Peter Millburn
Gate built in 1930 by Mr Webster                     Replacement gate built in spring 2012 by Peter Millburn


Ornamental gatesOrnamental gates
Ornamental gates, made in local oak. Two views, taken five years apart, one of each side. With handmade ironwork by local blacksmith, Mick Toyne of West Ashby. 


Coach house doors
Coach house doors
Coach house doors. Five pairs of large doors for coach yard of 18th century Nottinghamshire country house. In Douglas fir, painted.

Bathroom and dressing room.
Bathroom and dressing room.
Part of a panelled bathroom and dressing room with classical pediment

oak doors
New oak doors to the bell tower
in the Grade One listed Georgian church at Langton-by Spilsby

windows to converted windmill.
windows to converted windmill.
Set of windows to converted windmill. Window sashes are centrally pivoting.

Sunburst floor in natural oak.
Cabinet bathroom in painted tulip wood
Cabinet bathroom in painted tulip wood, showing intricate joinery and complex classical moldings. Sunburst floor in natural oak.  

Oak kitchen
Oak kitchen. Part of a solid oak kitchen with teak draining board, built around a Belfast sink. For small converted almshouse.       
Gothic window
Gothic window - one of a set of windows
for restored listed early 19th century almshouse


Contemporary doors and windows
to converted tractor shed, to architect's design
Windows and doors
Windows and doors to row of converted listed 18th century cottages. Traditional Yorkshire sliding sash windows, and ledged and braced doors

Large oak doors
Large oak doors
Large oak doors made to customer's design for loggia of large country house.

Heavy oak door
Heavy oak door

Heavy oak door, set into 18th century stone wall. With sliding cover over barred window.


New doors and boxed sash windows
New doors and boxed sash windows for listed building in conservation area of Horncastle. I also made repairs to the moulded 18th century door surround 

Door in oak to the room at the base of one of the towers
of the Bishop's Palace, Lincoln

New doors and boxed sash windows
New roofs in larch for the 15th century towers on the walls of the Bishop's Palace, Lincoln

Monmouth Coffee House
An early project, from 1978, for the Monmouth Coffee House, Covent Garden. In reclaimed demolition timber, posts salvaged from a skip in Mayfair. Freda and Gunther trying it out.