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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.

Our website gets a makeover!

Having grown considerably as a business over the past 60 years, we felt it was time to give ourselves a little bit of TLC and revamp our existing website ready for launch in 2017 - a perfect birthday treat!

Benefits of Choosing Timber Framed Buildings

Every year, thousands of builders opt for timber-framed structures over the standard brick and block. The number of timber framed buildings is increasing, and this is due to a number of factors:

Shiplap vs. Tongue & Groove: Which Profile Is Best?

Two of the most popular types of cladding are shiplap and tongue & groove choosing between them can be a difficult task. Shiplap and tongue & groove refers to how the panels fit together. This can produce different properties in terms of strength, structural integrity and appearance.