10 Apr 2015

Is it possible to improve Cardiff? Not normally, but these Oak frames installed in the bay even made the sun shine.

02 Apr 2015

How are we selling oak at lower prices today than we were 20 years ago? There are two main reasons why we’re able to offer good quality oak at low prices. Firstly, the exchange rate is improving, negating some of these price rises. Secondly, the increase in demand is mostly for lower grades, boosting the […]

01 Apr 2015

From the forest to the joiner Oak can grow 1m per year and will be ready to harvest after 70-120 years. Once a tree is felled it must be quickly planked or kept under water sprinklers. The water is to stop the timber drying too quickly and splitting. It will also protect the wood from […]

02 Mar 2015

After the ice When temperatures raised after the ice age, oak trees became prolific. They evolved to cope with local climates and soils – if you take a seedling from one part of Europe and plant it in another, you will see how it differs. Its genetic difference will no longer be an advantage. Traditional […]

20 Mar 2014

Biomass Boiler Installed into Oak Saw Mill Timberpride, the Tetbury based European oak specialist, is just completing a series of major investments in response to the continued growth in demand. An extension has been added to the purpose-built facility allowing the installation of new machinery and repositioning of existing saws to optimise production. A biomass […]