Sweet Chestnut

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

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lovely grain and colour of french oak

Oak is like no other species, used by Oak framers & builders, joiners, furniture makers, carvers, turners, garden designers & …

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elm timber sample from english woodlands timber

Elm has attractive contrasting sap is durable, strong and has incredible grain. It’s not common due to devastation of UK …

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Ash kiln dried sample from english woodlands timber

Fear not!!! Ash is here… with grain patterns to WOW in amazingly big boards of dense, smooth, delicately coloured hardwood.

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Wood Knowledge: Riven Chestnut for Lath and Plaster Work

tom ou in the stockyard with our hand riven lath stocks

Tom introduces our riven chestnut laths, used for traditional lime plastering of ceilings & walls in building restorations & renovations

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Wood Knowledge: What’s so special about Oak wood?

tom give us an introduction to oak trees and timber by video

We asked Tom ‘what’s so special about Oak wood anyway?’ Here’s what he said… https://youtu.be/MpqHE-wQlkI Oak. The very word ‘Oak’ …

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Ash versus Elm

ash wood solid floor and scottish elm dinig table made for our stand at decorex

One of these beautiful timbers is robust and tough and one is too sweet and gentle for it’s own good. …

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Wood Knowledge: An Introduction to Ash

toms intro to ash trees and timber video

Tom, our MD & chartered forest manager at English Woodlands Forestry, gives us the background on Ash trees and the …

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