- Member since Feb 2023
- 11 reviews • 91% positive rating
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Hi there. I have 30 years experience in carpentry and general building, 1st fix, 2nd fix, finishing and roof construction. Work I’ve undertaken have been pubs, schools, shops, restaurants, barn conversions, extensions, dormers carpentry on large housing developments and once worked on the Sandford on Thames Lock replacing the fenders. If you need good quality work done, then I’m probably your guy.
- Kitchen Fitting
- Fascias & Soffits
- Bathroom Fitting
About Schofield Carpentry
Some of the work I've completed or have been involved with in the last 30 years:
Nursery at the St Nicholas CofE Primary School, Wantage.
Making amendments to 6 new build residential plots in Bude, Cornwall.
Working on offices, warehouse and labs at Veolia in Abingdon.
Pub refurb at the Holy Bush, Oxford. Building toilet cubicles, fitting bar, general second and first fix.
Restaurant fitout at Café Wolseley, Bicester Village. Unfortunately now closed, I worked on the restaurant before is opened as the Café Wolseley. Working with manufactured hardwood, mirror and glass components throughout the site. All high spec and extreme care was required when following the drawings
Aftercare on the bathroom pods supplied to Premier Inn in Newbury and at the Marion Hotel in Didcot. Some Pods would have damage on arrival. Anything from tiling, mastic replacement, plumbing, etc.
1st fix, 2nd fix and finals on new-builds based in Northampton For PJA Carpentry.
Worked on the King Alfred’s Academy, Wantage, Oxfordshire. Helped organizing the work, glazing windows, fitting ironmongery, Making several jigs for the existing carpenters to use with 16mm and 30 mm guide bushes. Fitting architrave, skirting and boxing. Installing toilet cubicles.
Fit out at the Goldsmiths, Westgate Centre, Oxford. My role was to build the prefabricated walnut units, counters, interior signage installation and any other general 2nd fix carpentry. https://www.jewelleryfocus.co.uk/
1st fix & 2nd fix Carpentry on a new build Bellways project in Chipping Norton.
1st fix & 2nd fix Carpentry on a new build Taylor Wimpy project of 4000 houses at Great Western in Didcot, Oxfordshire.
...and lots of much smaller jobs, too many to mention.
Summary of Experience & Skills:
• An array of 1st & 2nd fix and roof carpentry (new builds, commercial, domestic, softwoods, hardwoods,
rough and meticulous).
• Traditional cut and prefab trussed roofs.
• Complete kitchen installation (dry-fit, plumbing, tiling, patch plastering).
• Bedroom installations.
• Bathroom installations (exchange, plumbing, tiling, patch plastering).
• Timber framing (erection of timber houses).
• Fencing livestock, yard maintenance and property maintenance.
• Site management and supervision.
• Extensions, dormers, home improvements.
• General building, roofing and groundwork.
• IPS Cubicle installations
• Designing and building.
• Microsoft Office
• Touch Typing skills
• First Aid level 3
• Design Software Experience (Fusion 360)
• Designing and producing tools/jigs for on site work
Qualsafe Awards First Aid At Work (RQF) QA Level 3
CITB Site Supervision Safety Training Scheme for construction and civil engineering SSSTS
CAA Wood Occupations (Construction) – Site Carpentry (retakes for CSCS card) NVQ Level II
BTEC First Diploma in Construction 1st Dip
1996 NVQ Carpentry and Joinery Level I, II & III
Public Liability InsuranceLimit of indemnity: £1,000,000.00
Valid until: 19th Jan 2024
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Install Stair spindles Carpentry
Simon took our out of date staircase , installed new spindles and hand rails . He also created new hidden storage cupboards with soft close doors . under the stairs. This opened up our entire home. Work was was undertaken to a high standard and at a very competitive price. Simon worked around all issues encountered providing solutions which enhanced our project in ways we had not considered. Would highly recommend Simon for any of your carpentry needs.
spud_29 - 13th Sep, 2023 Positive review
Door hanging Carpentry
I book Simon in for my job but he completely forgot about it. When I spoke to him about him coming he said he lost his book and started getting abusive at me about it and said he was far too busy and slammed the phone down and wouldn’t return my call. Awful person don’t hire him!!!
jay42435 - 23rd Jun, 2023 Negative review
Schofield Carpentry's reply:
My apologies Jay. It really wasn’t my intention to upset you, but you booked me for 1 days work 3 months prior to you wanting the work done. I know you weren’t impressed that the price has changed, but the quotation I gave only lasts for 30 days. This was written into the quotation as material and labour costs can change over a long period. I did leave my book on a job somewhere and since then I record everything digitally to avoid the same thing happening again and because yours was a small job, I failed to remember it. My apologies again. Furthermore, if you’d called me a few days before you wanted me to do the work, I would have been able to fit you in. I just wasn’t able to drop the job I was on. It’s just good practice to complete a job before moving onto the next. It would have been a great help if you’d not left it to the night before to contact me. I think we can both share responsibility here. All the best Jay and I hope you found someone to do the job to your satisfaction.
Shed build Carpentry
I would recommend Simon as he's a true professional done a brilliant job definitely 5 stars.
mg93545 - 13th Apr, 2023 Positive review