News from 2015

  • International Timber Apprentice Petr Janos wins Webs Training Learner of the Year award

    Published Tuesday 14th July, 2015

    International Timber apprentice Petr Janos has won Learner of the Year in the Webs Training Awards 2015. Petr,...

  • International Timber joins WWF-UK call for a low-carbon Britain

    Published Tuesday 30th June, 2015

    International Timber has joined with WWF-UK in asking the government to build a low-carbon economy in Britain. As...

  • How to combat fungal decay in timber

    Published Sunday 28th June, 2015

    Timber is a much-loved material across all types of construction, renowned for lasting a lifetime. However, it has...

  • How heat affects timber

    Published Monday 15th June, 2015

    Timber is a ubiquitous favourite in construction. Boasting both durability and unmatched aesthetics, it’s been employed as a...

  • Five Benefits of Composite Decking

    Published Monday 8th June, 2015

    Composite decking has grown in popularity over the past few years – it’s a simple, no-fuss option in...

  • 4 benefits of Hardwoods

    Published Thursday 28th May, 2015

    Hardwoods, such as oak, have been the construction timber of choice for centuries – proven popular in places...

  • 5 of the world’s biggest timber structures

    Published Thursday 21st May, 2015

    Timber has been a perennially popular construction material for eons. Its incredible versatility means it’s suitable for a...

  • 10 Tips on Setting Up Your First Woodworking Shop

    Published Thursday 14th May, 2015

    While your day job might already be focused on woodworking, when it comes to pursuing it as a...

  • International Timber signs deal with Dura Composites

    Published Tuesday 12th May, 2015

    International Timber is one of the largest wholesale distributors of timber products in the U.K and has a comprehensive...

  • What Joinery Companies Need to Know About EU Timber Regulations

    Published Thursday 7th May, 2015

    The EU Timber Regulations (EUTR) came into force in the UK on 3rd March 2013. These rules minimise the...

  • What’s the Difference Between a Carpenter and a Joiner?

    Published Thursday 30th April, 2015

    Have you ever wondered what the difference is between carpentry and joinery? In this guide, we look into...

  • What is the difference between Western and Japanese saws?

    Published Thursday 23rd April, 2015

    If you’re unable to cut and divide wood into different lengths – you won’t be able to build...