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Best Types of Timber for Decking: Decking Guide, 2020 Trends & Tips

Let's talk through the best timber species, tips for installing timber decking, how to protect and maintain it, and a few other helpful hints and tips.

What is the difference between timber, lumber and wood?

We often see and hear people asking about the precise differences between timber, lumber and wood. There are regional variations in usage of the terms, so it’s sometimes a source of contention. Let’s try and break it down for you!

Cedar or Larch Fencing? Plus Design Ideas & Inspiration!

If you’re looking to create that ideal enclosed space or define your property, these two often come top of the list. Their physical, technical and aesthetic attributes lend themselves perfectly to the job.

As Seen On TV: Duffield Timber’s Joinery & Woodworking Centre

As part of the show — The Wonderful World of Crafting — Mike, who had given up his job in architecture to follow his dream of woodworking, was doing what he loves: perusing timbers for next furniture project. If you tuned into Channel 5 at 8PM on 10 October, you might’ve spotted Duffield Timber!

Best Types of Timber for Furniture: Six Woods You Should Choose for Interior DIY Projects

Are you looking to try your hand at an interior DIY furniture project? Creating your own chair, table, shelf, drawer, cabinet, desk or bed frame? You’ll probably be interested in learning which wood is going to be best for your project.

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.

Western Red Cedar: The Best Finishes, Treatments and Stains and How to Maintain It

A classic timber choice. If you're after a gorgeous, natural finish to your interior or garden project, you can’t go far wrong with Western Red Cedar. Fashionable, durable and versatile, this species of timber is suitable for decking, fencing, cladding and more.

Timber Fencing — Best Fencing Species, 2019 Trends, Types, Costs, Installation & Care Tips

Everything we think you’ll need to know about timber fencing for your next project. We discuss the best species, the current trends, how to install your panels and posts, as well as some top-tips for keeping it in tip-top condition!

On-trend Timber: Oak-framed Porch Extensions - Benefits, Types, Treatment & Maintenance

Oak-framed porch extensions have boomed in popularity and are on-trend for 2019 and beyond. With a practical element, their natural elegance lends them towards many houses - and did you know that they can also add value to your property?

Building With Timber to Optimise Acoustics: Gateshead Sage Concert Hall

How can timber be used to create an acoustically-perfect environment? For some clues, let’s take a look at one of the many impressive timber projects we’re delighted to have been involved with - the Sage One concert hall at the Gateshead Sage.