We have a hunch that homegrown Douglas Fir has yet to come into it’s own for bespoke wide board floors and interior joinery
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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 a handmade kitchen.
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. It's to be valued, understood, chosen, and celebrated.
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?
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).
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%.
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Super Prime is a term that indicates a grade ‘above’ Prime. In truth, technically Super Prime hasn’t been documented or normalised as a timber grade in... read more