A large searchable gallery/database of the most popular timber species ( hardwood, softwood, modified – Accoya, Lignia, Kebony, Thermowood) used in the UK – Construction and Joinery for both internal and external joinery. Find your desired wood type here, including its image, origin, FSC, PEFC Certification, Chain of Custody, density, durability, common uses and properties.It…

  Fire Doors and Fire Door Sets are a very critical part of fire safety as they provide passive fire protection. There are Building regulations, standards, codes of practice that need to be followed with regards to the specifications, installation and maintenance of fire doors. This Video gives a good overview. The Performance  Standards include…

Fire Doors are required by law to be installed in Houses of Multiple Occupancy it is the responsibility of the Landlord but depending on the contract it may be up to the Agent  to ensure that the appropriate legislation is followed. Below is an explanation of what is considered a House of Multiple Occupancy (HMO) and a Tenants…

A number of myths exist on the selection, installation, use and upgrading of fire doors.We have included a BWF myths and truths fact sheet that can help everyone make confident and well-informed decisions on their fire doors with the correct information.    

BWF provides simple tips on what to look for to make sure fire doors are in working order.This includes checking the door itself, gaps around the door and how it sits in the frame, its certification, the state of fire and smoke seals and the condition of hinges, handles, closers and other door hardware.

  Timber can be supplied in various surface finishes based on the tooling or wood machining process used,  the typical examples are;- Planed Smooth is the most popular finish Fine Sawn  ( band-sawn or circular sawn) Brushed surface Micro-rifled surface Wood surface machining finishes andrewgoto andrew goto timberbossman

Timber Cladding Gallery (Images), shows various examples of wood cladding or weatherboarding, to give people working with timber cladding, ideas and inspiration, from Architects, Designers, Joiners, enthusiasts etc.It gives examples of internal and external cladding, siding, rainscreen or weatherboarding. Timber Cladding Gallery (Images) – options and examples   andrew goto timberbossman

Most domestic timber decking tends to be installed by DIY enthusiasts or handyman.This is because domestic decking is generally considered a simple task and most fixings / fittings or installations are not governed by legal requirements or inspections especially if the deck is at ground level for domestic use. Below is a basic guide to…

© 2018 Andrew Goto All Rights Reserved | Terms & Conditions| Privacy Policy