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They may be ‘commodity products’ but structural timbers are one of the merchant’s bread-and-butter lines. It pays to understand the products, their origins and uses, and essential business factors like storage, to make the most from selling every stick. “Structural timbers are normally whitewood, mostly spruce,...

Twenty-one years after decking sales took off, thanks to the BBC’s ‘Ground Force’ programme, the category has been joined by an array of other garden products with profit potential for merchants. What are the likely best sellers for summer 2018, and what advice can merchants...

Scant, carcassing, CLS – as Shakespeare once wrote: what’s in a name? Structural timber comes with its own terminology so we’ve asked a number of TTF members to share their expertise by explaining the background and the principles for anyone wanting to refresh their knowledge...