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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.

Solid Hardwood Vs. Engineered Flooring: Which Is the Right Choice for Me?

If you’re looking to choose the right timber for your flooring project, chances are you’ll be choosing between solid hardwood flooring and engineered flooring. So how will you decide which timber type is right for you? Hopefully, our quick and easy guide will help.

And they’re off… Celebrating our 60th at Ripon Races

On the 19th August, our team celebrated Duffield’s 60th year anniversary at Ripon Racecourse for the annual William Hill Great St. Wilfrid race day.

Log Cabin Day - a Timber Treat

We’re particularly excited for Log Cabin Day on June 25th.

Duffield Celebrates Nature Photography Day

Nature Photography Day is an annual event, happening on the 15th June. Established by the North American Nature Photography Association in 1994, the mission behind this great day is to help make people aware of their photography and the fragility of the subjects of their work.

INFOGRAPHIC: Duffield at 60

INFOGRAPHIC: Duffield at 60

Duffield’s Drone Adventures

Promotion and advertising are an integral part of any business. Always keeping ahead of the trend, we know how important it is to frequently update our log of case studies and our new drone will help us to capture the ultimate eye-catching shots and clips to truly make our case studies shine.

The Duffield Team visit LIGNA 2017

Earlier this year, the Duffield Timber team flew out to Hannover to visit LIGNA 2017, a biannual wood machinery show exhibiting the world’s most up to date and technologically advanced machinery available on the market.

Melmerby 10k Road Race

On the Sunday just gone, 28th May, we sponsored the Melmerby 10K Road Race.

60 Years in the Timber Trade

Duffield Timber was founded in 1957 by Robert Duffield. Originally a small wood yard on the bank of the river Ure in Ripon, we started out selling fencing, posts and rails. Over the years, our business evolved to make pallets and potato boxes, achieving steady success.