Karl Harrison's Blog Posts Tagged 'hardwood' (18)

Love your Garden ITV features Kurupay Hardwood Decking

Love your Garden uses Kurupay Hardwood Decking to create a Tropical Spa Garden

Some timber decks look better than others... Kurupay is long lasting and affordable.…

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Added by Karl Harrison on July 8, 2014 at 20:30 — No Comments

The real cost of decking part 1

Calculating the real cost of decking part 1

Cut price or cut quality

Does this mean the same, I think it does. I have heard far too many clients and contractors suggest that they can get the job done much cheaper, of course they can but do they realise the quality will suffer. If you pay less then there must be…

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Added by Karl Harrison on July 3, 2014 at 7:00 — No Comments

Commonwealth Park Gibraltar and Exterpark FSC Timber Decking

A leading UK landscape company, Landform Consultants, is leading the project for the Commonwealth Park in, the first public park in Gibraltar.  MD of Landform, Mark Gregory is the principle landscape consultant for the project. The Lead Designer for this project was Nilufer Danis, a…

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Added by Karl Harrison on May 27, 2014 at 22:00 — No Comments

Large Ipe hardwood timber posts for decking and structural applications.

Exterior Solutions Ltd have available from UK stock huge sections of Ipe hardwood for creating pergolas and large scale timber structures. Perfect for landscapers creating raised decking platforms when the posts are required to match the decking.

Our stock has a mixture of…

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Added by Karl Harrison on May 19, 2014 at 20:30 — No Comments

Ipe is the best Hardwood, or is it? Alternative hardwood decking....

Ipe is a great hardwood, especially for decking applications. It is a timber not for the unexperienced and certainly not for your DIY’er. Specialist tools are required for this behemoth of hardwoods to enable the skilled craftsman to present this magnificent material as it should…

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Added by Karl Harrison on April 30, 2014 at 10:59 — No Comments

Latest Decking News for Exterpark Elondo… worldwide

Latest Decking News for Exterpark Elondo… worldwide

Great Decking News as Exterpark Hardwood Decking was the specifiers choice for this massive 5000 + sq m project.

There are some great project designers and especially governments that really know how to make the right decision when it comes to choosing what materials to use when a huge landscaping…

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Added by Karl Harrison on March 11, 2014 at 20:01 — No Comments

Hardwood Decking Installer in Hertfordshire

Exciting times lay ahead for Exterpark Hardwood Decking. The recent launch of our “Approved Exterpark Installer” program has seen another member get signed up today.

 

 

Our CONGRATULATIONS go out to Richard Bickler of “…

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Added by Karl Harrison on February 28, 2014 at 14:00 — No Comments

Hardwood flooring inside, Decking outside, supplied in Amersham.

The best choice for hardwood flooring

So what is the best choice for hardwood interior flooring? I guess it has to be based on the colour and grain to start with and then onto the width and length. The most common timber for interior hardwood flooring has to be Oak, don’t let this be a show stopper as there are many others, Ash and Elm for…

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Added by Karl Harrison on February 26, 2014 at 21:30 — No Comments

I hate decking…Are you really bothered, it’s only decking!

I hate decking…Are you really bothered, it’s only decking!

The look and feel of you decking from the clients concept and understanding needs to be at the forefront of the design.

Whilst there are many ways to mechanically fix your deck board to the timber frame or substructure; I would be concerned with the best fixing, budget and expected longevity rather…

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Added by Karl Harrison on January 18, 2014 at 23:38 — No Comments

What is High End Decking?

What is High End decking?

High End decking is the correct use of appropriate timber materials, creatively designed and expertly constructed with the needs of the client the priority. It’s not about the most expensive materials but is about how the materials are used. High End is about managing the clients every expectation and providing a well-managed…

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Added by Karl Harrison on December 22, 2013 at 17:35 — No Comments

Hardwood Timber Decking, where does it come from?

Hardwood Timber Decking, where does it come from?

I may be right, dare I suggest that the majority of clients that request a hardwood deck assume that they are all the same – after all they are all called Hardwood “aren’t they”? in short folks - nope.

South America for, Ipe – Cumaru – Kurupay -Massaranduba

Africa,…

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Added by Karl Harrison on December 7, 2013 at 20:56 — No Comments

More than just timber in your garden

More than just timber in your garden…

Your fence, cladding, decking, pergola is a living breathing part of your design. Come away from simply using the standards off the shelf. There are far more timbers to choose from and so many techniques to use. Change the colour, scrape, bleach or sandblast are just some of the techniques you could consider to make your…

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Added by Karl Harrison on November 20, 2013 at 18:30 — No Comments

Understanding a decking specification... a contractors point of view

Timber decking, a specification from another world…

“Now, I want a decking board that is durable and very hard, perhaps Ipe. I would like it very light in colour, in fact the colour must homogenous across all boards. It should be 25 mm thick; the width needs to be 225 mm as it will then match the interior flooring. I require the terrace to be completed in 5.1m…

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Added by Karl Harrison on November 12, 2013 at 13:00 — No Comments

Jarrah Composite Decking by Millboard

Millboard composite decking is certainly a great choice for the better quality decking, Lastane…

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Added by Karl Harrison on October 13, 2013 at 20:00 — No Comments

Which Hardwood Decking should I choose for a light coloured timber?

Which Hardwood Decking should I choose for a light coloured timber?

The best Hardwood Decking I would choose for a light coloured timber would have to be from a selection of timbers that have proven to be suitable for use as decking. There are many more botanical species of exotic timber to choose from than…

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Added by Karl Harrison on April 21, 2013 at 10:00 — No Comments

Can you guess which hardwood timber is which?

Hey, we we recently asked to provide samples of all of our lightest shade hardwood decking timbers...

Can you guess what they are...

Ipe, Massaranduba, Teak, Doussie, Wenge, Afromosa, Idigbo, Tali, Elondo, Taperyba, Cumaru, Balau…

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Added by Karl Harrison on April 18, 2013 at 8:00 — No Comments

Ipe quality issues, what is acceptable and what isn't

Ipe is a beautiful timber and from time to time we get sent images asking questions pertaining to the quality and asked the question "Is this acceptable"

The grading quality of timber refers to the raw timber and the qualities of the timber not the quality of the mill that has processed it.…

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Added by Karl Harrison on February 28, 2013 at 15:58 — 2 Comments

Smoky Bay Jetty Restoration History

Smoky Bay Jetty Decking

The early settlers to the…

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Added by Karl Harrison on December 7, 2010 at 7:30 — No Comments

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