British Hardwoods Blog

  1. How to Measure your Floor Area

    Customers buying wood flooring for their home often ask us how to work how much flooring they will need. Working out the area of a floor can seem like a daunting task, but is very straightforward if you follow a few simple guidelines. You will need only basic equipment: a pencil, paper, calculator and a metric tape measure. Wood floors...
  2. Wide Walnut Wood Boards

    We have just taken a delivery of some lovely, wide American Black Walnut wood boards. The 1" boards are 13" and wider! We will be featuring some of these beautiful boards on our selected wood board pages soon - watch this space . . . To view our current selected wood boards click here >>  
  3. Selected Yew Wood Boards - now online

    We have just added eight beautiful yew wood boards to our online shop. We have rung the changes a little this time and grouped the boards into a single product so that individual boards can be selected easily from the drop-down list. The kiln dried boards are ex 1" stock and average about 12" in width and 42" in length...
  4. A Special Hardwood Gift

    We always enjoy seeing photographs that our customers send us of things that they have made from the wood we supply them. A lovely customer of ours from East Yorkshire has kindly shared a picture of a wooden toy box he made for his Niece's first birthday. The toy box is made from planed prime European oak and American ash...
  5. Wooden Hearts for Valentine's Day

    As a small token of our appreciation, and to celebrate Valentine's day, all orders leaving our factory on Wednesday and Thursday this valentine's week will contain a British Hardwoods wood heart. Each oak heart is branded with the British Hardwoods logo, along with our website and phone number. We wish all our customers a Happy Valentine's Day - from the...
  6. How to Correctly Store your New Wood Floor

    A British Hardwoods wood floor differs greatly from the ubiquitous, mass produced wood floors available from many discount flooring warehouses. We make all our floors to order, here at our factory in West Yorkshire. We only use sustainably sourced hardwoods and our boards are accurately machined in single, wide planks and long lengths. Importantly, our solid and engineered wood flooring is...
  7. Thin Wood Oak Lamella Packs

    We have added some Thin Wood Oak Lamella Packs to our online shop. The packs consist of boards which are set aside during initial set-up of our band saw - and were very popular at our recent timber sale day. Each pack contains 12 character grade thin wood boards at an average width of 195mm, lengths of 1.2m and thicknesses...
  8. Our New Factory Sign Goes Up!

    During the horrible storms in the early part of last December, the sign on the front of our factory blew clean off. Fortunately, nobody was injured by the large metal sign flying around the car park, but it has left us sign-less for the past few weeks. A few customers have struggled to find us, so we are very relieved...
  9. Yew and Sycamore Selected Boards

    We are in the process of adding some selected kiln-dried hardwood boards to our online shop. English Yew Solid Wood Board We have added some beautiful Yew and Sycamore boards in both short and long sections. Each board is completely unique in character and charm. We are adding new boards on a daily basis, so it's worth checking every couple...
  10. 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. British Hardwoods Christmas Party 2013 (featuring Neil...

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