If you’re a chair maker, a cabinetmaker or a kitchen maker you might look at these two grand dames of the hardwood timber family with their glorious grain on a grand scale and find it hard to choose between them.
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We asked Tom where the the pips in Pippy Oak come from, we got him on video explaining they're part of the Oak tree's natural survival mechanism
This gnarly little Elm 'lump' is a slice taken off the log pre-milling so that the log can lay securely on the dogs (sawmill speak).
This is the timber industry's best kept secret. If you work with wood, specify wood, design with wood or think with wood you need it. Come on in and download a copy. Making The Grade is a slim but significant wood-book written back in 2005 by two heavyweights of timber and forestry, Ivor Davies and Guy Watt.
We use couriers, trucks, lorries, pallet companies & even containers so location and distance from our woodyard are no longer obstacles to buying timber. We deliver timber nationwide and internationally. We use couriers, our own lorries, pallet companies and sometimes even containers. In this video Nick, James and Ian give you a flavour of how we can deliver your timber.
Douglas Fir is homegrown, it's sourced from well managed forests, it's tough, strong and durable, it's lighter than the hardwood alternatives, it's straight and stable, it has a reliable supply chain, it's fit for purpose with a single conversion process, it doesn't require toxic treatment for external use and is low maintenance in situ.
The Reserve is our Hillgrove Timber Co hoard of exceptional boards for furniture makers and making. In this video Nick gives you an insight... read more
You have one month left to decide on your fave timber suppliers and place your vote for your favourite timber suppliers. Yes woodfans, your guessed it... voting is open and already underway for the 25th anniversary Timber Trades Journal Awards and now it's up to you to do your stuff.
With the price of imported softwood cladding blanks going through the roof you might find Oak cladding becomes a nice alternative to be able to offer your clients. In the last couple of months Tom & David have brought in over 80m3 of character grade Oak square edge packs.
Make the absolute best your normal. It’s not easy for us ‘character’ fans to admit the truth about Super Prime Oak. Truth is, it has... read more