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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.

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.

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.

We’re a Decking Hero Top Recommended Timber Merchant!

We’re listed as a top timber merchant on Decking Hero’s list of timber merchants in the Yorkshire area.

Biomass Wood Pellets FAQ: Everything You Need To Know

As the largest stockist of wood pellets in the North East, here’s our go-to guide - almost everything you’ll need to know about wood pellets to prepare for the winter, and where to get them!

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.