Wood Types 

Many Varieties of wood are available for sale, subject to seasonality / availability. Please contact us to see what we have in stock today using the details on the Contact Us Page.

Ash

  • Hardwood. 
  • Medium to course texture.
  • Extremely durable.
  • Good properties for bending processing of bent furniture. 
  • Tough and flexible.
  • Used for Flooring, Stairs and Furniture.
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Beech

  • Hardwood.
  • Fine texture.
  • Good strength properties.
  • Good properties for bending processing of bent furniture.
  • Used for Flooring, wood panelling (tongue and groove) and Furniture.
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Douglas fir

  • Harder softwood.
  • Medium texture.
  • Used for storm proof windows, cladding, beams, flooring, shelving. joists, planks and furniture dunnage.
  • Tough like oak.
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Elm (Wych)

  • Hardwood.
  • Medium to course texture.
  • Resistant to splinting, due to interlocking grain. 
  • Used for flooring, wall panelling (tongue and groove), kitchen work tops, furniture.
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European Larch

  • Softwood.
  • Fine to medium texture. 
  • Good strength Properties.
  • Used for joinery, furniture, flooring, cladding, and panelling.
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Green Oak

  • Hardwood. 
  • Course texture.
  • Strong and durable. 
  • Used mainly for building frames.
  • Is usually cut within 3 to 18 months
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Oak

  • Hardwood.
  • Course texture.
  • Strong and extremely durable.
  • Used for, dunnage, flooring, planks, furniture, cladding, beams, bar tops and door panels.
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Spalted Beech

  • Hardwood.
  • Fine texture.
  • Good strength properties.
  • The timber spalts due to the process of certain fungi growth on fallen / dead trees,which creates the attractive patterns.
  • The spalting process take up to 2 to 3 years to reach ideal to cut and season.
  • Used for flooring, furniture, and wall panelling ( tongue and groove).
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Sweet Chestnut

  • Hardwood.
  • Course texture.
  • Strong and durable.
  • Used for flooring, wood panelling (tongue and groove), tables and worktops.
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Sycamore

  • Hardwood.
  • Fine texture. 
  • Straight grain.
  • Used for furniture, flooring and wall panelling ( tongue and groove).
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Yew

  • Harder Softwood.
  • Fine texture.
  • Extremely flexible.
  • Straight Grain. 
  • Used in furniture.
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