British Hardwoods Blog

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. Yorkshire Three Peaks Fundraising Challenge

    Yorkshire Three Peaks Fundraising Challenge
    A huge well done to members of the British Hardwoods Production Team who successfully conquered the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge at the weekend. The gruelling walk includes the local peaks of Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough (plus all the bits in between). They completed the walk in just 11 hours - raising funds for the mental health charity "Mind". The intrepid...
  9. Rough Sawn Timber Boards - Now Available Online!

    Rough Sawn Timber Boards - Now Available Online!
    We are still up and running - taking orders online and over the phone. To ensure the safety of our staff and customers, our premises are NOT open to the public at this time. We're working hard to adapt to current restrictions, and to provide our full product range. For our sawn kiln-dried timber customers, we have just launched a...
  10. Resin River Tables - Two Customer Projects

    Resin River Tables - Two Customer Projects
    We love to receive photographs from our customers of the wonderful things they have made from timber we supply them. Below are two unique examples of resin river tables from two very talented customers. Burr Elm Table with Neon Blue Resin Inlay - Created by Karl Jones We love the way Karl has created the appearance of a rocky headland...

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