26 Sep 2017

Oak cladding is an affordable way to ensure a beautiful focal point on any building. That’s what we say!! If you are looking for a rustic statement, then feather edge is the one for you. With its tapered board fitted with an overlap makes for a beautiful traditional exterior facade. (posh!) If it’s a more […]

13 Sep 2017

When using green oak externally rather than internally, then just remember, it WILL change colour. This is because the tannins will wash out due to the Great British weather, sorry, we mean the rain – our mistake! UV in sunlight has a similar effect, so it will still weather as we have a summer. Don’t worry though, it’s under 1mm […]

31 Aug 2017

Timberpride is a cut above the rest when it comes to Structural Grading, as we have our own in-house TRADA Grader (TRADA meaning Timber Research and Development Association – Fancy, right?!) Read on to find out why this is important and how it can help you. Strictly speaking, every piece of timber supplied for a structural application […]

25 Aug 2017

Ah ha, welcome back. So, last time we got to how everyone will be green with envy (get it?!)In this little blog, we will let you know a few snippets on colour and moisture content and perhaps a frame. Here’s where we get a bit technical so you will have to bear with us. Green Oak […]

21 Aug 2017
Timberpride Green Oak Beams for Structure

Okay so, we’re guessing you’re here because you were SO impressed with our green oak blog, that you just needed more mind-blowing information – we appreciate it, thank you! In this blog, you will find all you need to know and more about seasoned oak and what it is good for. Now, some people call it air dried, […]

17 Aug 2017

Now then, this is a blog about green oak, not the green as in the colour, but green as in the green form – the wet form. Here, you will find out all you could ever want to know about green oak. And maybe some stuff that you didn’t know that you should want to know. […]

25 Jul 2016

So I made the jump from a job in consulting about waste into a sales role selling oak. Yes, quite the leap. From science to wood. However, my experience at Timberpride far exceeded my expectations. In my naïve approach I thought selling wood would be easy. However, I never knew that oak could be such […]

21 Aug 2015

Timberpride was started 20 years ago today with a £2500 loan from The Princes Trust. Thank you very much, Your Royal Highness.

07 Aug 2015

Brown stains running out of newly installed oak are caused by tannins, this is what you need to know about them. Tannins are the collective name given to the acidic chemicals held in solution in the liquid sap, they are still present in dry oak as they are left behind when the water evaporates.  They […]

10 Apr 2015

Air drying Oak logs dry very slowly in the round (complete log). Logs left for 15 years can still have a moisture content of 50%. We like to mill them quickly to get the drying process started. The speed of drying is critical. If oak dries too quickly at first it will shake (cracks will […]