Just Fun

  1. Haworth Christmas Craft Fair

    Haworth Christmas Craft Fair
    If you've called in to one of our Timber Sale and Open Day events, you are likely to have seen Barry Bell and his wonderful Steampunk Lamps. Barry is a skilled woodturner who started by making garden furniture, before moving on to bespoke birdhouses and rocking horses. Barry now uses his skills to upcycle pre-loved items by turning them into...
  2. 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...
  3. Happy Yorkshire Day!

    Happy Yorkshire Day!
    We are very lucky at British Hardwoods to be located in Yorkshire, right on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. As the largest county in the UK, we now even have our own dedicated day to celebrate our beautiful county. We would like to wish all our customers, friends and associates a very Happy Yorkshire Day! For information about...
  4. It's a hot, hot day on Riparian Way!

    It's a hot, hot day on Riparian Way!
    The temperatures are soaring at British Hardwoods today and Dave and Jamie from the office have dressed to suit. This was the sight that greeted me this morning when I arrived at work. Swapping their usual black uniform for matching shades, shorts and hat combo they look as cool as cucumbers. You'll notice that Dave is completing his Englishman abroad...
  5. Paintballing Fun For British Hardwoods' Production Team

    Paintballing Fun For British Hardwoods' Production Team
    Many of the British Hardwoods team recently took part in a team-building paintballing trip at nearby Steeton Paintballing. The majority of the production team and Jamie from the office couldn’t pass up on the opportunity to inflict pain upon their fellow colleagues! In the rough terrain woodland area the boys were split into two teams and given game scenarios that...
  6. A Winning Partnership!

    A Winning Partnership!
    The weekend saw a tennis triumph for our Managing Director - Tony Fillingham along with our close friend and Web Developer - Mark Hewgill. They won the Men's Doubles Final at the Ilkley Lawn Tennis Club Championships in straight sets (6-3, 6-2). Mark and Tony - Top Tennis Champs! It was very nearly a double victory for Tony who was...
  7. Christmas Festivities 2013

    Christmas Festivities 2013
    Even though the run up to Christmas has been extremely busy this year, we managed to fit in a quick Christmas party. The British Hardwoods team spent a very enjoyable evening at our local Indian Restaurant - Zolsha (just round the corner from us). Below are just a few snaps from the evening. It's always nice to relax and enjoy...
  8. Elliot's big day

    Elliot's big day
    Congratulations to Elliot and his lovely fiancée Jess who will be tying the knot this afternoon at a village near Leeds. Elliot is one of British Hardwoods' longest-serving members of staff, and has been machining wood flooring for us since he was a fresh-faced teenager. We are all looking forward to celebrating with the happy couple and wish them all...
  9. Auroras Encore - A Yorkshire Winner!

    Auroras Encore - A Yorkshire Winner!
    Hearty congratulations to a long standing friend and associate of British Hardwoods, Harvey Smith and his wife Sue. They had great cause for celebration this weekend as Sue trained this years winner at the 2013 Grand National. Auroras Encore sprang a 66-1 surprise win by nine lengths at Aintree. The 11-year-old, ridden by Ryan Mania, jumped superbly as 17 of...
  10. A Snowy Day on Riparian Way

    A Snowy Day on Riparian Way
    Our latest delivery of wood from Glenmere Timber has arrived safely through winter snow and ice. A snowy delivery for British Hardwoods The bitter cold and icy conditions did not deter this cheerful driver from bringing our much-needed timber. A cheery smile from the driver There's plenty of Prime European Beech, Prime American Oak and Prime American Black Walnut aboard...

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