2 January 2024
All the different words used to talk about wood can get confusing sometimes – we’re sticking with good ole ‘waney edge boards’ for the duration…
15 October 2023
There aren’t many certainties in this life but the presence of Tannin in Oak and Chestnut is definitely one of them. Both of these popular timber species have high levels …
25 August 2022
You’re witnessing the happy handover of two very pretty walnut side tables, light on their feet but heavily endowed with rich grain, colour variation and sleek brass stitches.
16 July 2022
One of these beautiful timbers is robust and tough and one is too sweet and gentle for it’s own good. Guess which is which?
22 April 2022
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
18 February 2022
We have a hunch that homegrown Douglas Fir has yet to come into it’s own for bespoke wide board floors and interior joinery
17 February 2022
Tom is trying them out to for some kitchen makers & joiners who want continuous / repeat grain across long runs of solid wood drawer fronts and cupboard doors for …
18 January 2022
Character is not a defect. It’s not something to exclude, engineer out, cut away or waste. Character is the essence of a thing, for us, it’s the essence of wood. …
10 November 2021
These square edge & waney edge packs work for busy workshops – it’s how we do it here – so why shouldn’t your workshop have the same facility?
12 September 2021
We like to keep big boules like this Sottish Elm intact for as long as possible. It’s helps us keep track of special boards and it helps our makers because …
19 July 2021
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).
10 July 2021
Elm, although rare, is still available for woodworking. In this video Tom explains the sourcing process for our Elm logs and timber