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).
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Elm, although rare, is still available for woodworking. In this video Tom explains the sourcing process for our Elm logs and timber
Air dried (seasoned) timber is the right stuff for external joinery and furniture use. Kiln dried timber, unless re-acclimatised* is a risk if you make furniture or joinery products for use outside. Kilning is a process that reduces moisture to a level that makes timber appropriate and fit for use in interior spaces, centrally heated, air conditioned with low ambient moisture levels of 8-14%.
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
Our native Elm is a rare tree and richly prized wood. Here's our MD Tom Compton, a forester with an explanation for why that is... Whilst Elm is rare it is still found in pockets across the UK. When the growing trees are no longer healthy and viable we are given the opportunity to take the felled trees and convert them into boules, dry them and produce the best possible Elm wood for use in furniture making.
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So you searched the stock, placed your order, and a few days later, your timber’s here and the gang have got it all packed up... read more
For the last couple of years we have been tentatively building a new project with Hillgrove Timber as a little company within a company to... read more
Take a time out, grab a coffee and watch this little film made by Will Scott. It stars some remarkable Elm boards from The Reserve... read more