Dark oak library

Sometimes we all have to spend time in thought, read something in peace, study a script or prepare a presentation uninterrupted. Imagine being able to retreat into a warm wooden world whether hard at work or strictly off-duty.  Pour a crystal glass of single malt, reach for your book and become ensconsed in the familiar surroundings of your very own library.

If this is a dream that resonates with you, discussing it with someone who specialises in custom-made libraries and studies is good therapy.  Dougal Black Carpentry has been turning such dreams into solid reality for over 20 years and every room we build is as individual as the people who commission them.  

This example has recently been completed in American oak, stained and waxed before delivery and installed in the space of just a few days.  Click here to contact Dougal to start discussing your ideas.

  • Dark-stained oak gives this classically-styled library a peacefully established feel.
  • Deep corner cabinets give generous storage and display space.
  • This archway supported on fluted pillars forms an inviting entrance to the library.
  • This deep cabinet houses a pull-out drawer for a printer/scanner
  • Corner details like this help to give the library a unique visual character
  • The lower cabinets all have neatly proportioned doors, giving lots of additional concealed storage space.
  • Traditional breakfront cabinet is a subtle way to provide deeper shelving.
  • Small cabinets make use of every available space.
  • A continuous cornice helps to envelop the room in warmth.
  • The archway lends some grandeur to the library entrance.


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