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Edinburgh Woodturning Specialist Delivers Contract

Fife based Haldane UK is perfectly positioned to deliver any Edinburgh woodturning requirements with a combination of traditional skills and bespoke woodturning equipment, complemented by their state of the art 5 axis CNC timber machining technology.

Our expertise in woodturning was demonstrated perfectly with part of the refurbishment work on Edinburgh's iconic North Bridge.

The bridge originally featured 68 wooden turnings, which had rotted and needed to be replaced.

Timber Table Legs for Shopfitting Company

Haldane was recently contracted by one of the UK's largest shopfitting companies to machine table legs for a famous High Street retailer.

Haldane's expertise in machining complex shapes from timber meant that it was more cost-effective for the shopfitting company to contract them, rather than trying to produce the work in-house.

The table legs were to be a complex shape, and several hundred had to be produced to the exact same specifications.

Bespoke Glazing Beads for Children's Hospital

Haldane was contracted to create delicate elliptical glazing beads to be used in doors at the Birmingham Children's Hospital.

These beads were a key part of the vision for the hospital, and had to be aesthetically pleasing, as well as withstand fire and X-ray tests.

Creating these beads for the hospital was a real test of Haldane's reputation for quality and precision.

The beads featured two overlapping elliptical beads. One was to be fully glazed, while the other was designed for overlaying the door.

Wooden Columns Create Stunning Entrance

Haldane has demonstrated its woodturning expertise by turning these solid wooden columns measuring in at 1900mm in length and 260mm in diameter.

The columns were manufactured from American White Oak and set into profiled metal brackets and located at the main entrance of a luxury home in Scotland.

Haldane is one of the few companies in the UK capable of turning components to this size. Its ability to turn components to a maximum of 1900mm in length and up to 500mm in diameter.

Super Sized Spindle

Haldane UK has demonstrated its full wood turning capability with these heavy duty large timber spindles measuring in at 150mm in diameter and 1200mm in length for a major stair refurbishment project in Glasgow.

The spindles were designed to recreate the balustrading of the original feature staircase and were manufactured in tulip wood to be painted on site.

For more information on Haldane’s full wood turning capability visit www.woodturners-uk.co.uk

Walnut Handrails for Luxury Home

Haldane UK has manufactured and supplied these stunning continuous handrails in American Black Walnut for a luxury home in England.The circular handrails were rebated to sit perfectly on the architectural metalwork

For more staircase inspiration visit our dedicated bespoke staircase site or contact us now

Stunning Timber Handrail on Glass Balustrade

Haldane worked in partnership with Diapo to produce this stunning feature staircase featuring glass balustrades and continuous timber handrail.

 Haldane manufactured, supplied and installed the simple but elegant 50mm diameter handrails made from American White Oak but stained to provide a luxurious black walnut finish.

Haldane Sign Distribution Rights with Intastop for Scotland

Haldane UK is delighted to announce that it has signed the exclusive distribution rights of Intastop’s entire range of products in Scotland.

The agreement will now see Haldane take on Intastop’s Door Guardian to replace their Armour Edge system as well as an extensive range of complementary products including Intastop’s range of Wall Protection and Anti-Ligature products.

Haldane will now take over full responsibility for all of Intastop’s accounts in Scotland and help to deliver a closer level of onsite expertise and technical support.

Helical Staircase Scotland

Haldane UK is delighted to see one of its helical staircases featured in a multi-award winning home, after the properties outstanding design and finish was recognised by the Herald Property Awards, Scottish Home Awards and UK Property Awards.

The property is part of the exclusive Avenel development in Kilmacolm on the west coast of Scotland where Haldane has been responsible for all of the feature staircases in the luxurious properties.

The stunning helical staircase features a sweeping sapele handrails complete with painted oak spindles and open cut sapele treads.

Barley Twist Table Legs

Haldane has demonstrated its expertise in woodturning with these tapered barley twist table legs for the fit out of a luxury perfumery.

The 700mm legs were manufactured in poplar and tapered from 110mm to 65mm with a stepped barley twist.

Haldane commissioned a custom made cutter to achieve such a deep cut into the timber and completed the design with a hand router.

The complex turnings were then hand sanded to provide the perfect finish that Haldane is renowned for.

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