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The Best Types of Wood For… Outdoor Furniture & DIY Garden Projects

Looking to add a touch of natural, bespoke beauty to your garden? Timber’s just the ticket.

What Is the Best Type of Timber for Garden Shed Cladding?

What’s the ideal type of wood for cladding your good ol’ garden shed, we hear you ask? Luckily, we’ve pulled together the top timbers that are more than up to the job — as well as some advice on the best cladding profile.

What Are the Best Types of Wood for an Office Desk?

Looking at creating a desk for your home office? Here are the top timbers you shouldn’t be overlooking.

What Are the Best Species of Timber for Wood Carving?

What kind of wood is good for hand carving? That’s a fair question. The answer? Depending on your project, usually lime wood or oak. But, in truth, you’re spoiled for choice. With so many suitable timber species, deciding on the perfect one for your needs can be surprisingly difficult.