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  • Four impressive ancient timber structures

    Published Wednesday 28th March, 2018

    In recent months we’ve been showcasing the impressive timber high rises that are continuing to grace our skylines...

  • Are timber high rises the best way to fight climate change?

    Published Thursday 9th November, 2017

    Last month, London architecture firm Waugh Thistleton said sustainable timber could help London address its housing shortage whilst...

  • The Tallest Timber Framed Towers in the World

    Published Tuesday 9th February, 2016

    Wood is rising to new heights, in the 21st century, replacing steel and concrete as the architectural material. ...

  • History of Timber Framing

    Published Tuesday 3rd November, 2015

    Timber framing has been popular in building construction for thousands of years thanks to the sturdy, resilient qualities...

  • Ten ‘Treemendous’ Structures

    Published Tuesday 6th October, 2015

    Occasionally, nature can stand in the way of building your dream project, especially when there is a tree...

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • How trees eat: An Introductory Guide to Photosynthesis

    Published Thursday 19th February, 2015

    Trees, among other plant life, are responsible for making the planet habitable to oxygen-breathers like us. But how...

  • Strangest trees from around the world

    Published Thursday 29th January, 2015

    In this country, trees are seen as something to attach a swing to, use for shade or build...

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  • How do trees work?

    Published Thursday 15th January, 2015

    Trees are an evolutionary success story and have shaped the planet into the hospitable home we know and...