The Advantages of Oak Timber in Woodworking

The Advantages of Oak Timber in Woodworking

Thursday, 11th of June 2015

One of the most recognizable and desired woods, Oak's remarkable strength and hardness is unquestioned within the woodworking community. For centuries, the countless varieties of this hardwood have carved their way into history, serving as planking for Viking

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Product Spotlight: European Oak Timber

Product Spotlight: European Oak Timber

Thursday, 11th of December 2014

Like the American White Oak, the European Oak is one of 600 different species of tree that belongs to the 'Quercus' family. There are actually 14 different types of oak that are indigenous to Europe, with 11 of them only being found in the more southerly regions

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Product Spotlight - American Black Walnut

Product Spotlight - American Black Walnut

Wednesday, 12th of November 2014

Also known as Eastern Black Walnut and Juglans nigra, the American Black Walnut belongs to the Juglandaceae family of trees, and can normally be found lining the rivers and streams throughout the various states of North American. In fact because of its popularity,

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Product Spotlight: Western Red Cedar

Product Spotlight: Western Red Cedar

Monday, 27th of October 2014

Belonging to the 'Thuja' family of trees, the Western Red Cedar (Thuja plicata) is a deciduous tree with a history of use dating back up to 8000 years. Its long history of use is not surprising when you consider that it is the single most widespread tree in

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Product Spotlight: American White Oak Timber

Product Spotlight: American White Oak Timber

Thursday, 25th of September 2014

Part of the 'Quercus' family of trees, the White Oak is just one of 600 different kinds of Oak and is the most common, and possibly most popular, kind in North America. In the same way that the American Ash which we covered in our previous product spotlight

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