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Keep up-to-date on everything Duffield Timber — all the latest news about our successes, team, product ranges, showroom information and cutting-edge developments at our sawmill.

Yew Wood: A Tale of History, Beauty, and Secrets

Have you ever pondered how a type of wood could shape history, offer breathtaking beauty, and conceal powerful secrets? Well, in the world of woodworking, there's a remarkable wood species that does just that – the yew tree, Taxus baccata.

We're on course to realise our 2022–23 energy goals!

From solar power to low carbon wood fuel alternatives, we're putting the planet first with some exciting, ambitious eco-friendly initiatives.

The Future of Duffield Timber: Relocating and Upgrading Our Mill Production

Duffield Timber has a long tradition of expansion and innovation, and 2022 will bring our biggest ever single investment. Our mill, warehouses and machinery are all being upgraded, allowing the next generation to provide a quality of service we have taken pride in for the past 60 years.

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!

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.

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.

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.