Specifying lesser-used UK/European timber species, and modified woods
In This Series
Charlie Law assesses the UK's hardwood consumption and availability, and looks at other available options.
Article from Timber 2019 Industry Yearbook
Gordon Ewbank reports on modified wood technologies.
Article from 27/05/2020 |
An overview of the considerations you should take into account when selecting and specifying a timber species for use in the UK. It includes colour photographs of a core selection of 50 timbers which are generally available or are commonly used in the UK, along with information on their suitability...
Wood and wood-based products are used in a wide range of applications, some with service lives of many decades before they enter the waste stream. However, it is only since the mid-1990s that an industry has emerged to recycle waste wood, where qualities such as a low moisture content compared...