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The future is Accoya

Accoya is a name given to a timber that has gone through the process of acetylation. In essence, this alters the cell structure of wood making it stronger and more durable.Primarily, Radiata Pine is used, which is generally grown on plantations in Australia…

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Wood hand crafted speakers

These speakers are made from Oak, Ash, Iroko and Cherry. They are still in a prototype stage but are close to what the final product will look like. Initially I was approached by a customer who wanted someone to manufacture…

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Choosing between Hardwood and Softwood

I am often asked what’s the difference between Hardwood and Softwood and will Hardwood last longer? The first part of that question is fairly straight forward to answer; Hardwood is timber from broad-leaved usually deciduous trees, that is, a tree that looses…

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A Meeting with a Remarkable Tree

old tree

A meeting with a remarkable tree – said to be over a thousand years old. The location is the Wilts/Hants border… The Yew All trees are remarkable and for me the one that is the most remarkable of all is the yew….

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