Supplying Timber

New workshop aims to simplify American hardwood lumber grading
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The American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) has created a video workshop to provide an explanation of the grading rules for American hardwood lumber.  The National Hardwood Lumber Association (NHLA) rules are still the national standard for the US hardwood industry and form the basis for grading of export lumber. They...
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Logie Timber Festival to make its return
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A celebration of timber, nature, sustainability and family fun will make its return to the north of Scotland after a five-year absence. The Logie Timber Festival will take place on 7 and 8 September, 2024, at the Logie Estate, near Forres. The celebration of all things wood will build on...
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Supplying Timber | Issue 05
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Welcome to the fifth issue of Supplying Timber, a magazine from Timber Development UK (TDUK) dedicated to the timber merchants, suppliers, manufacturers and tradespeople who are interested in working with timber.
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Lowering the timber sector’s carbon footprint
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Following the publication of the TDUK Net Zero Roadmap, TDUK members are working hard to reduce their carbon emissions and make their companies more sustainable. TDUK reports on some of the latest changes. The industry has long talked about the need for more sustainable construction, and why it's so important...
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Internal and external cladding: what you need to know
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Wood behaves differently outdoors because it is exposed to the changing seasonal elements, whereas inside it is protected and remains relatively dry. That’s why additional factors must be considered when working with timber cladding outdoors. Here, the Timber Decking & Cladding Association explains the facts you need to know. Timber...
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Why does third-party accreditation matter?
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The final stages of the timber industry preservative treatment action plan are being implemented over the next few months. The Wood Protection Association explores why correct treatment is so important. One piece of preservative-treated timber can look and feel very much like another. But those in the industry know that...
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Crafting a modern timber business
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Timber frame construction is becoming more common as builders look for more efficient, sustainable construction methods. TDUK meets Vision Development, a timber frame manufacturer and installer who is helping lead the way for timber frame construction. Vision Development is a Berkshire-based timber frame manufacturer and builder that specialises in creating...
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New chapter for Oxford Story Museum
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Gripsure has played a key part in the transformation of the Story Museum in Oxford. The much-loved attraction has undergone a £6 million revamp, which involved extending, altering and refurbishing a mixture of existing buildings to create space for interactive exhibitions, displays, theatre performances and activities. At the museum's core...
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A Commitment To Quality
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TDUK member ante-holz is a leading European business selling sawn timber and timber construction products throughout Europe. The ante Group has seven locations across Europe. Still family owned, it is one of the leading wood industry companies operating throughout Germany and Europe. Founded as a lumber mill in 1927, the...
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Sustainable Accoya Saves Historic Welsh Station
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International Timber and Peter Cox recently joined forces to restore a 155-year-old signal box in Wales, using sustainable Accoya to ensure longevity and maintain the structure's historic charm. The Valley Station signal box in Anglesey dates back to 1867 and was in desperate need of restoration following decades of decay....
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