British Hardwoods Blog

  1. Anthony Griffiths - Wood Carver

    Anthony Griffiths - Wood Carver
    We have received some wonderful photos from our friend Anthony Griffiths showing his recent wood carving creations. Each piece is curious and unique and we are completely in awe of his intricate craftsmanship. Anthony has created 'Climbing' from offcuts of oak and lime. The detail on the rocks is wonderful - it's hard to believe this lovely piece of art...
  2. Boules Out! Log Blog #3

    Boules Out! Log Blog #3
    This load of 54mm thick English Oak was first air dried indoors for six months. The boules were placed eight metres high on our racks, where they had good air flow and low relative humidity, thanks to our wood-fired biomass heating. After seven weeks in our kiln at a low 35°C, the moisture content reached 10% - perfect for indoor...
  3. Half Price! Kiln Dried Firewood Offcuts - ONLY £25!

    Half Price! Kiln Dried Firewood Offcuts - ONLY £25!
    While stocks last! We have just reduced the price of our Kiln Dried Firewood Offcuts. For a limited time only - buy 1.2 cubic metres of slow burning hardwood timber offcuts for only £25. Our delivery zone is within a 50 mile radius of our premises (charges apply to some areas). The firewood can also be collected if preferred. Each...
  4. We're Opening Again From Monday

    We're Opening Again From Monday
    We are very pleased to announce that we will be re-opening our premises from Monday 12th April. We look forward to welcoming everyone back and to seeing all of you again. From Monday, we will be operating our regular opening hours: Monday to Thursday: 8.00am – 5.00pm Friday: 8.00am – 4.00pm Saturday: 8.00am – 12 noon We have been working...
  5. Burr & Brrrr! - Log Blog #2

    Burr & Brrrr! - Log Blog #2
    On the 8th of February we started cross cutting our frozen Burr and Brown Oak logs to reveal their inner beauty. Some burr and pip just sits on the surface like a cow pat, these however went right into the heart of the log. A Big Lump on the Forklift Truck Here are some photos of the Pippy Brown Oak...
  6. Log Blog #1 - February 2021

    Log Blog #1 - February 2021
    The 1st of February was a lovely crisp day up here in Yorkshire, perfect for unloading/reloading our 40ft kiln. This load was 300 cubic feet of really gorgeous Pippy Oak cut at 30mm thick, which had been in for eight weeks, after first air drying. Most of the boards came out straight and flat with almost zero degrade. We always...
  7. Showcasing Anthony Griffiths - Wood Carver

    Showcasing Anthony Griffiths - Wood Carver
    This time last year, we were busy preparing for our Annual Timber Shop Open Day in the February. What a brilliant day it turned out to be, and how lucky we were that we managed to squeeze it in, just before everything changed. The success of our Open Days is always, in large part, down to the talented exhibitors and...
  8. COVID-19: Update for Customers (January 2021)

    COVID-19: Update for Customers (January 2021)
    FOLLOWING THE LATEST GOVERNMENT GUIDANCE, WE SADLY ANNOUNCE THAT OUR PREMISES ARE NOW TEMPORARILY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC. Our Wood Flooring Showroom, Native Timber Shop, Trade Counter and Factory are closed to the public from Tuesday 5th January 2021. Please be reassured that we will be fully operational as an online manufacturer and retailer during this time. The whole team are working hard, behind the scenes, to complete all orders and...
  9. A Lovely Christmas Surprise!

    A Lovely Christmas Surprise!
    We would like to thank a lovely customer of ours for our beautiful and unexpected Christmas gifts. Yesterday, each of the office team received a personalised, handcrafted present, made from our own oak timber. We love them! At the end of an eventful year, we feel very lucky to have such thoughtful and talented customers. We would like to wish...
  10. Stunning Loft Conversion using British Hardwoods Timber

    Stunning Loft Conversion using British Hardwoods Timber
    A loyal customer of ours has recently used our planed all round oak timber to stunning effect in his unique loft design project. The project has now been shortlisted for a prestigious design award, and our oak battens feature in every one of the photos he submitted! Woodside Loft is a residential loft conversion to what was originally a 1930s three-bedroom...

Items 1 to 10 of 167 total