South Cornwall

Wednesday 5th Oct 9pm Channel 4
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Tom and Danielle Raffield’s lifelong passion is steam bending wood into extraordinary curvy shapes.  They’ve spent much of their lives using the technique to make small-scale furniture and lighting, but now they’re taking their craft to the next level.

Desperate to escape the tiny 44 square metre gamekeeper’s lodge they currently live in, Tom and Danielle decide to build a spectacular wavy wooden house for themselves and their two children in a wood in South Cornwall. Their new home will have curvy steambent cladding, twisty hand made furniture and interior walls covered with a smorgasbord of naturally-weathered timber from their woodland.

With just a 100k budget to play with, they get stuck into building as much of their bendy home themselves as they can. At first they just about cope with Danielle project managing and looking after the kids while Tom keeps their business running in the workshop.  However when business suddenly takes off and they’re inundated with orders, then there’s news of a third child on the way, they’re soon close to being overwhelmed…


Suppliers List

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Architectural Technologist Chris Strike, RA Design 01736 796 111
Builder Samuel Winn 07875 593 260
Building Merchant Travis Perkins 01326 221 414
Carpets Carpet Connections 01326 573 003
Cladding and Furniture Tom Raffield 01326 722 725
Cladding (additional timber supplier) English woodlands timber 01730 816 941
Drains and Landscaping Digger Des 01736 871 542
Electrical Work DB Electrical 07917 166 302
Fire System Plumis automist 02078 713 899
Fire system Installer 3D Fire Defence Systems Ltd 01823 650 816
Glazing Camel glass 01209 213 465
Groundworks JLD 01326 569 565
Ground Source Source Energy 08008 654 328
Kitchen Design Kettle of Fowey 01726 600 034
Kitchen Mechanisms Hafele 08001 712 909
Larch Link Timber Supplier Jo Sawmill 07717 607 223
Lime wash & pointing advice Natural Build 07939 872 932
Metal Roofing/Sheeting United Roofing products 01884 839 302
Mobile Saw Mill Treewise 01326 376 095
Plumbing Pip Kevern 01326 281 200
Pointing Wr plastering 01326 562 736
Roofer Summit Roofing Solutions 01736 755 764
Steelwork e-weld UK 07966 676 095
Tap fittings   Wood Melbourne
Tiles   Westcountry Tile Centre 01209 212 909
Timbers   Bond Timber 01503 240 308
Windows   Velfac 01536 313 552
Wood Burning Stove Supplier

Wood Burning Stove Installer


  Wendron Stoves


01326 572878