Month: July 2017

It’s time to give the mill some full-on maintenance

The mill will not be running from 5pm on Friday 28th July until 8am on Monday 7th August so that we can undertake scheduled maintenance. Most of those who work in the mill will be taking a well-earned rest during that time but the office will be staffed and, of course, we’ll be more than happy… Read more »

There’s nothing more natural than post and rail in a rural setting

We’ve been using timber of one kind another to mark boundaries or contain livestock since Adam was a lad – so much so that we probably take it for granted. This picture however reminds us that there is nothing more natural, functional or effective than post and rail fencing in a rural setting. Great British… Read more »

More reason than ever to stick with Great British Timber

Wood Resources International reports that globally traded softwood lumber reached an all-time high in 2016 with an estimated 118 million m3 of lumber traded – about 10 % more than in 2015. Major importers of timber were the US and China followed by the United Kingdom, Japan and Germany. Given the fluctuation in currency markets… Read more »