Author: Amy

A timber walkway for a famous RHS Garden

Chelsea Flower Show has been on my career bucket list since I started, so when I was asked to be part of the RHS 2019 ‘Back to Nature’ garden, I jumped at the chance. This garden was co-designed by HRH The Duchess of Cambridge and landscape architects Andrée Davies and Adam White of Davies White […]

Traditional oak framing in a modern world

Although oak frames are typical of the past, they are ever present and relevant within the construction and building industry today. When well managed timber is sourced, oak frames provide a sustainable, alternative way of building. When built correctly, the durability of oak will ensure that the buildings will last for hundreds, not tens, of […]

Green oak framing

The term green oak framing relates to the technique of using recently felled timber, to create a structural framework that forms the skeleton of traditional buildings, bridges, roof trusses, lanterns, lock gates and other heavy timber structures. After a tree is felled, it is transported to the sawmill where it is cut to the size […]