Bar top in the making!

Today we took on a new member of staff to try and help us catch up on all the cutting and finishing for our bespoke orders.

What to do with all this nice wood?

Here in the sawmill there are always many pieces of wood lying around that we are unable to use for our main business but we really don’t want

I just love it!

I have seen lots of new pieces being made over the weeks but this one is my favourite! I would take it home if i could but I am hoping somebody

Timber! The game is on

And in it comes ..The local, British and sustainable Sweet Chestnut from National Trust land that we need to keep our customers happy.

Wall lights… renovation project

local house renovator wants some wall lights…. We have been commissioned by a local who is renovating a house for some wall lights… They have a total of somewhere in the region of 30 throughout the place so wanted a few woody ideas.. time will tell what more we will come up with.. but here […]

Big sweet chestnut

Why would chestnut be classed as “Poor Mans Oak” When we were asked for some oak or chestnut the other day.. i thought what will it be used for.. and on windo cills .. oak especially english oak was not going to be my choice it mooves cracks and does what it wants.. much better […]

What to do with this

Sweet chestnut.. Burr Some time ago i remember seeing this piece as it came off the mll.. looked stunning when still fresh cut… however it was put to one side and temporarily lost in the mass of other wood stacked out to dry.. It reappeared in a pile of “interesting” wood just the other day […]