It starts with the trees…

& a lifetime of sawmilling.

Seasons roll around…

& the timber dries.

A search from a distance…

Promises a visit to the woodshed.

Then to the makers…

where hands go to work…

& the story never ends.


Talk about Tannin

  OR How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Tannin.   There aren’t many certainties in this life but the presence of Tannin […]

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Case Study

Air dried Oak Cladding

CASE STUDY 01 – Air Dried Oak Cladding Whithurst Park Cottage, West Sussex Designed by James Gorst Architects for a private client, this concrete and steel structure […]

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Sweet Chestnut

Castanea Sativa

Homegrown Sweet Chestnut is sweet alright.
It’s handsome, strong & durable and didn’t you know?!
‘Round Chestnut’ is the new ‘Green Oak’ !

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Gaze Burvill

Designers & Makers of Fine Outdoor Furniture Christian Gaze & Simon Burvill are craftsmen. Schooled in furniture making by John Makepeace, master of master’s, they are […]

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