Lesser-used UK-grown timber

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Daniel Ridley-Ellis looks at the grading properties of different species in comparison with the highly commercial Sitka spruce.


Article from Timber 2019 Industry Yearbook

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An update on grading timber for structural usenavigation-arrow

Hugh Mansfield-Williams and Daniel Ridley-Ellis take a look at the recent changes in standards.


Article from Timber 2017 Industry Yearbook

01/03/2017 |  Magazine Article  

CE marking: implications for timber productsnavigation-arrow

This Wood Information Sheet explains the legal basis behind CE marking and the requirement to comply with the EU Construction Products Directive. The role of 'Harmonised standards' and CE marking in demonstrating compliance with the CPD is discussed.

Products which can be CE marked to Harmonised Standards currently...

04/04/2016 |  Wood Information Sheet  

Timbers - their properties and usesnavigation-arrow

This sheet sets out the properties of 140 timber species commonly used in the UK. A brief overview of the properties a specifier should consider is followed by a reference table that can be used to help with species selection or to determine species with comparable properties when alternatives are...

05/01/2015 |  Wood Information Sheet