24 x 16 deck

img_0784A cottage owner who’s old deck rotted away requested a design and build replacement. This 24 x 16 deck with a 45-degree angle and simple steps to allow for maximum deck space was made from treated pine. Steps have mitered corners and top is “picture framed” to conceal all cuts from the top boards. Built on 6×6 posts on 12-inch concrete tubes supported by 2×12 cross beams and 2×8 joists, this deck will last 25 years or more.


Custom dining hutch

Designed and built by Derek McNaughton, this stout and sturdy 75-inch wide by 88-inch tall all-pine four-door hutch is made to exacting standards. Painted cloud white, with clear pine backing, the interior cupboards are left unpainted for a natural pine smell every time one of the doors is opened.

Custom, hand-built pine dining hutch in Craftsman style, designed and finished by Derek McNaughton

Services …

Sutherland Construction Ltd. is a small, Ottawa-based home renovation company led by Derek Sutherland McNaughton. Derek specializes in providing high-quality craftsmanship at low cost. Quality means every job, no matter how small, must be perfect — perfectly square, plumb or level, perfectly cut and trimmed or mitered with no gaps, spaces or messy finishes — perfectly true to plan.

If it’s not perfect, it’s not done. Only perfect will do.

With several years of carpentry and construction experience, Sutherland Construction Ltd. would be happy to complete any of the following for your home or property:

• Updates and repairs to homes — from full bathroom or kitchen renovations to full basements
• Demolition, framing, structural
Decks, fences, gates, pergolas – click here for detail
• Baseboard trim, crown moldings, casings, other window and door trim
• Free-standing or built-in cabinets, TV units, bookcases or shelving units
• Window and door installation
• Insulation, drywall, painting
• Minor plumbing, including sinks, taps and toilets
• Minor electrical, including lights, outlets and fixtures
• Tree removal service

Call 613-301-4939 or send an email to: mcnaughtonderek@gmail.com

See below for a selection of previously completed projects.