Bespoke Projects

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. Creativity at Christmas

    Amongst the pre-Christmas rush at British Hardwoods, Tony has been hard at work with his own specialist project. Tony has spent the last couple of days creating a very organic looking king-sized oak bed frame. King Size Oak Bed Frame The corner posts have been created from air dried oak beams and fixed together with draw peg mortise and tenon...
  4. The Tithe Barn at Bolton Abbey

    On the Duke of Devonshire's Bolton Abbey estate sits the Tithe Barn, a 500 year old Grade II listed building waiting to be restored into something quite magical. Permission for change of use and refurbishment was granted by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority. The barn is now used as a high quality wedding venue, with a capacity to take...
  5. Handcrafted Wych Elm Tabletop

    If you follow us on our social media channels you will recall a post we made about our MD, Tony Fillingham, showcasing a bespoke tabletop project. The project has recently completed and we couldn't contain our excitement in sharing the photos of the finished product before the customer came to collect it. To give our new readers some background into...
  6. British Hardwoods School of Woodwork

    British Hardwoods School of Woodwork
    We are pleased to announce an exciting new venture for British Hardwoods starting early in the New Year. As part of our ongoing expansion, we have allocated space for a fully equipped teaching area, and have teamed up with experienced tutor Chris Tribe, who will be running a series of weekend woodwork courses, here at our premises in Yorkshire. Two day...
  7. Unique Wooden Greetings Cards by Proper Goose

    Unique Wooden Greetings Cards by Proper Goose
    We are always extremely pleased to hear about what our customers make from the timber we supply to them. We were particularly interested to hear from a small creative company, based in the Surrey suburb of Hampton Court, who transform our thin wood boards into beautifully handcrafted cards and gifts. Here are a few words about the company and its products...
  8. British Hardwoods Office Renovation

    Visitors to our factory and showrooms here in Yorkshire will have noticed a few changes to our office recently. When we first moved here, more than 12 years ago, we didn't have time to worry too much about the floor that was put down in the office, our priority was to get our systems up and running as soon as possible. We...
  9. Fabulous Oak Dining Table and Bench

    A couple of months ago one of our customers kindly sent us some superb photos of a project he had just completed using our large waney edged oak boards. We were really impressed with his beautiful bespoke design and wanted to share it on our blog. The factory guys helped him select and sand the boards, at our factory here...
  10. Tradition Oak Flooring at the Busfeild Arms

    When a local 19th century public house required a new wood floor for their public areas, they needed a product which would reflect the character of the traditional old building. The Busfeild Arms at East Morton in Keighley was built as a school in the 19th Century and converted to a public house in 1880, originally called The Hare &...

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