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A timber walkway for a famous RHS Garden

A timber walkway for a famous RHS Garden

The 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 […]

Traditional oak framing in a modern world

Traditional oak framing in a modern world

Although traditional oak framing is a historic building method that has been around for hundreds of years, it is as relevent within the construction industry today as it ever has been. With the shift in the building industry towards more sustainable methods, timber framing will only become a more important part of the industry. When […]

What is green oak framing?

What is green oak framing?

Green oak framing is when recently felled oak is used to create a structural framework. The ‘green’ oak can form the skeletal structure for buildings, bridges, roof trusses, porches, cabins and other timber structures. After a tree is felled, it is transported to the sawmill where it is cut to the size and length of […]