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…

A gallery showcasing the Global Wood Design and Building Awards for 2017. The Global Awards is one of the largest and have been going on for more than 30years.The Judges select from some of the very the best Wood design and architecture projects in the world. Jurors looked for submissions which were not only aesthetic…

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

  The Timber Industry has a number of  Trade Associations, Institutes,  Affiliations and Partners below is a list of some of the common Associations and Partners in the UK. American Hardwood Export Council American Softwoods Association Architectural & Specialist Door Manufacturers Association ATIBT – Association Technique Internationale des Bois Tropicaux Automatic Door Suppliers Association BFM Ltd…

    According to World Wildlife Fund (WWF), up to 58,000 square miles of forest is lost annually – the equivalent of 48 football fields a minute. The result of this deforestation is a threat to the estimated 1.6 billion people who rely on forests for their way of life, as well as to some of the…

  Timber has a large selection of species that are naturally durable and do not need any additional preservative treatments to make them resistant to biological decay. The vast range is available in many hardwoods and modified species ( including softwoods like Siberian larch and imported western red cedar). If choose a non-durable species, e.g….

When people see timber or wood products such as decking, cladding etc exposed to the elements e.g water, rain, sunlight, wind etc that have begun or have changed in appearance mostly turning to a silvery, bleached, grey colour this is the weathering process. The appearance of weathered wood can be “marmite” It is either you love…

Timber or Wood Mouldings play a vital role in enhancing the look of our buildings and joinery. Mouldings are frequently used either as finishing to joinery ( doors, flooring cladding etc) or to add a feel to the building or component. The two most popular classification of wood mouldings is Decorative or Architectural Mouldings. These can…

  Commercial Timbers for use in  Construction, Joinery, and Furniture   We have more than 1500 commercial timber species available to use in the Construction, Joinery and Furniture sectors this is ever increasing with the addition of modified timbers. We narrowed down to appx 100 species in the Gallery – find your wood here, to help…

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