Unusual sized front door

We require a new front door for out cottage and ideally would like one made from reclaimed timber (oak for preference). The door is a little lower than normal (about 172cm) and a little wider (about 92cm) and also has a curved top (about 10cm lower at the shoulder than in the middle). We can get it fitted but I'm struggling to find anyone who can make it for us as I lack the tools for the job. Does anyone have any information on joiners who could do the work or any places that I can search to find the help that I need. Thanks.

Asked by David on 27th Mar 2024
Expert Trade Answers
"We can make any size composite door to fit the requirements you need wood grain effect"
Answered on 27th Mar 2024 - Member since Mar 2022 - report
"Not much joiners will make from reclaimed timber would be better getting a bespoke door made to size then fitted"
Answered on 27th Mar 2024 - Member since Jan 2024 - report
"Their are joinery shops that can make you an arched door at the size you require or I could measure the opening and order it for you If need be if that is any help to you,pat roche ok 👍"
Answered on 3rd Apr 2024 - Member since Nov 2023 - report
"if your door is fine and can still be used why replace why dont you add to and shape it to suit less expensive than replacement or you can shape the frame to a normal door to your desire if its an old cottage you will find the door you have has takin the shape of the door entrance and all the house movement very difficult for new door to take a very old shape"
Answered on 10th Apr 2024 - Member since Apr 2024 - report
"Go to a reclaimed yards or a company that's in the conservation & restoration"
Answered on 27th Mar 2024 - Member since Mar 2024 - report
"For this I believe you will need to go to a specialist joinery workshop and they could either template the opening first or make it slightly oversized for the carpenter to cut down on Site."
Answered on 8th Apr 2024 - Member since Mar 2024 - report
"First of all, you need someone to carefully inspect the place where the door would be installed, carefully measure the roundings, because both the door and the frame should be built around them. And I think that making such doors would not be as complicated as it seems. Because you probably have old ones that could be used as a template to make new ones."
Answered on 23rd Apr 2024 - Member since Mar 2023 - report
"Hi, best thing to do would be to contact a bespoke joiners and give them all the measurements or ask them to come and visit to measure it up. Hope this helps."
Answered on 1st Apr 2024 - Member since Mar 2024 - report
"good afternoon ,in the past i used 2 brothers form sunderland 1 was caalled dave campion and i cant remember the other you might be able to find them on facebook , to brilliant bespoke joiners , you will need to google bespoke carpenters /joinery services . there are a few but not cheap , but you only get ehat you pay for

rgds ian"
Answered on 27th Mar 2024 - Member since Mar 2024 - report
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