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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.

The best types of wood for… DIY garden furniture projects

If you’re looking to crack on with building that garden table, chair set or perhaps a regular bench, make sure to consider one of these timber species we’ve picked out - as well as our top tips!

The best types of timber for… my garden shed cladding

What’s the ideal type of wood for cladding your good ol’, sturdy, beautiful garden shed, we hear you ask? Luckily, we’ve pulled together a few of our top suggestions for types of timber that are more than up to the job.