Timber Works

Rycotewood Furniture at the City of Oxford College, one of the United Kingdom’s most respected furniture making programmes, has collaborated with the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) for the second year to produce a series of storage pieces using American red oak. AHEC tasked 17 of the school’s Second...

TTF Member Södra Wood, in partnership with Lawsons builders’ merchants and award-winning Adventure Playground Engineers (APES), has helped build a timber treehouse classroom for Morgans Primary School and Nursery. The facility was officially opened during a ceremony on Monday 4 March. Morgans, a two-form entry primary school...

Composite Prime Ltd., the eco-friendly, composite decking company and TTF Member, has launched a brand new composite cladding range, HD Clad Pro™, to complement their existing product base. HD Clad Pro™ is a full cladding system with a number of components including secret clip fixings and complementary...

The Western Timber Trade Association’s (WTTA) first ‘Who teaches the teachers?’ educational tour, saw five key lecturers from Wales and the West of England travel to Austria in late September, to update their knowledge of today’s timber production and products. Hosted by TTF Member Binderholz, the visit was arranged by...

Experts from the structural timber sector will come together on 6 November 2019 in London to address timber’s use in the construction industry as a versatile and natural material undergoing a contemporary design resurgence. Timber Talks will shine a spotlight on the ‘best of the best’ in structural timber...

“Sustainable timber at the heart of good design.” Entries for this autumn’s RIBA’s Stirling Prize have underlined architects’ determination to mainstream sustainable design principles, from materials choice through to the whole life environmental impacts of buildings.  Adding further impetus to this climate-commendable trend, we have added our...

HNC Construction students enjoy unique opportunity HNC Construction students from Gloucestershire College joined Nicks Timber customers and industry representatives for the latest TTF #TimberWorks visit on Friday 4th October.  Picture Credit: Simon Ward Photography Starting at the National Trust Coleshill & Buscott estate in Oxfordshire, contractors Snape Construction...

The London Design Fair, 18–22 September, saw Swedish designers showcase their designs in the temple-like Swedish pavilion clad in factory-finished white oiled Swedish pine. The pavilion is the work of architectural practice Förstberg Ling, in collaboration with Svensk Form Syd – Form/Design Center and the industry organisation Swedish Wood. The...

Timber design and construction is set to dominate the Midlands this autumn. WoodFest Midlands features conferences, exhibitions, site visits, seminars, CPDs, design challenges and debates to celebrate the use of timber in construction. Organised by the UK timber industry’s campaign, Wood for Good, WoodFest is a series of events designed to bring together architects...