Wood Species PDFs now available for download

Wood Species
Wood Species PDFs now available for download
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At TDUK we have made an upgrade to our Wood Species Library. In our ongoing effort to provide valuable resources for members, we have introduced downloadable PDFs for each wood species page, enhancing accessibility and ease of use. The Wood Species Library has so far offered an introduction to 139...
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UK Border Target Operating Model
TDUK explores the new UK Border Target Operating Model
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TDUK offers its members insight into the new UK Border Target Operating Model, and what this means for the timber sector. There has been a flurry of Government communications over the last month ahead of the 31 January implementation date of the new UK Border Target Operating Model (BTOM). This...
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making a splash
Making a Splash | Why timber is a great choice for a swimming pool structure
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Many people might incorrectly think that timber is a risky choice for swimming pool construction. Quite the opposite: timber is a resilient, healthy and robust material to use. It also looks amazing... 10 metre beam, used with a king post truss pushes the boundaries of what can be achieved with...
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Flooring-grade plywood can help prevent callbacks
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Choosing flooring-grade plywood can help prevent callbacks in commercial and domestic flooring projects, according to International Timber, an importer and distributor of bespoke, sustainable timber and panel products. Contract flooring specialists know that incorrectly specified plywood underlayment can result in swelling, peeling and lifting, even when other installation practices are...
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SCA becomes owner of Gällö Timber AB
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SCA has acquired Persson Invest's 50% share in Gällö Timber to become the single owner of the business, strengthening its position as a leading Swedish producer of sawn timber. Before the transaction, SCA owned 50 percent of the capital in Gällö Timber AB. The transaction will take place during the...
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Know your wood – Red Oak
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Each issue, we take a look at a particular wood species or wood product. This time it’s the turn of American red oak - a sustainable and strong wood that machines well, steam bends and takes colour beautifully. The tree Rather than a single species, American red oak refers instead...
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Beware of scammers in the market
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Amidst high demand and restricted legal supplies of products like Siberian Larch and Birch Plywood, we have been made aware of some scam emails being circulated, with timber being offered from Russia at prices and with lead times too good to be true. Some are even claiming to be able...
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birch plywood
TDUK issues warning over Birch Plywood imports
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TDUK, and previously TTF, has always operated the Responsible Purchasing Policy (RPP) due diligence system to maintain the reputation and integrity of the timber supply chains and timber goods being placed on the UK market via our members. This due diligence is particularly relevant now given the situation with Russia...
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Building a circular economy with timber
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How do we evaluate the true cost of waste? And if we look beyond steel and bricks, can building materials such as timber help create a truly circular economy? A panel discussion at the recent Footprint+ exhibition, featuring TDUK Sustainability Director Charlie Law, investigated. Recycling and the circular economy was...
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Selling timber online – one board at a time
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TDUK member English Woodlands Timber has taken its sales online and is selling high-quality oak and hardwoods one board at a time, using the internet as its shop window. We visited the company in Sussex to find out more. We’re used to seeing timber merchants sell their stock from large...
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