All Blog Posts Tagged 'timber' (31)

Accoya Shou Sugi Ban by James Latham at the Surface Design Show 2017

Show Sugi Ban is being presented by the Timber Merchants James Latham at this years Surface Design Show.

Register for your Free entrance tickets here... to see the Latest products by …


Added by Karl Harrison on February 6, 2017 at 11:21 — No Comments

The only solution globally to offer a complete deck over membrane system


There are a number of solutions in the market for installing a deck over a waterproof membrane and all vary in cost and effectiveness. It is…


Added by Elite Outdoor Living on September 15, 2015 at 13:22 — No Comments

TIMBER Vs ECODECKING: How do I take care of my composite deck?

It’s that time of the year again: you are firing up the BBQs and spending time in the summer…


Added by Elite Outdoor Living on June 9, 2015 at 8:13 — No Comments

Burnt Timber and Corton Steel Material Combinations

Corten steel... Weathered copper... cost a fortune, our ceramic tiles look exactly the same at a fraction of the cost...We supply the entire range of Caesar Ceramic tiles for interior and exterior... why…


Added by Venetia Harrison on April 7, 2015 at 9:30 — No Comments

Shou Sugi Ban.. A Never Ending Collection

I find most projects typically want something different to the last so there is always a modification, additional process, different oil or colour. The thing is with Yakisugi (the board,…


Added by Venetia Harrison on January 26, 2015 at 13:21 — No Comments

Burnt Timber That's White... Italian Farmers Stratford Fit Out

Shou Sugi Ban have manufactured a white finished burnt timber product for the fit out of the…


Added by Venetia Harrison on December 22, 2014 at 14:00 — No Comments

Solid Walnut interior flooring by Character

When deciding on a natural wooden floor, Character solid hardwood flooring is simply beautiful, long lasting and unmatched by any other flooring material. Chosen by the discerning and those who want the very best that nature has to offer. The range of our products is available in Oak, Elondo, Walnut, Cumaru,…


Added by Venetia Harrison on November 13, 2014 at 11:00 — No Comments

Ceramic Timber or Timber Ceramic?

Ever wanted 0 Maintenance decking that won't move and will stay the same colour forever? Whilst being eco sustainable and non slip? Well in 30mmx120mm and at 20mm…

Added by Venetia Harrison on October 30, 2014 at 12:30 — No Comments

Custom made Kebony cladding, London

We have been commissioned to design a new method of manufacturing a different style of cladding. Tactile, old looking and with green credentials.

Using raw Kebony PEFC we have…


Added by Venetia Harrison on October 2, 2014 at 15:30 — 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…


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

One Sixty Restaurant opens in Smoke and Mystery... West Hampstead London.

One Sixty, "The Smoke House", welcomes all for the grand opening of what is set to be a smoking spectacular on Saturday 15th. American style smoke house food with a gastro twist, too many beers on draft to choose from and a great atmosphere.

Pete Lewis (cool designer) wanted a tactile wall covering that oozed "smoke house" and so covered the walls with burnt timber,…


Added by Karl Harrison on March 13, 2014 at 9:30 — 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…


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

Keep it grey, natural decking

The maintenance of natural timber.

External wood surfaces are found around the house as decking, wall cladding fencing and often garden furniture

Their maintenance is always a preoccupation for the occupier : To coat or not to coat? We choose not to for the

following reasons :

Coatings do not last, especially the transparent ones damaged by penetrating UV rays. Unless the…


Added by Francois Moal on February 14, 2014 at 11:30 — 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…


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

The sharpest decking from Kebony... TOG Japanese knives

So we find ourselves in this blog taking a slice from the ordinary and creating something quite unique. Imagine if you will; a material so simple that has been used for decking for years, a modified timber product that has undergone a process almost unbelievable.

Kebonization, the process from which there…


Added by Karl Harrison on January 5, 2014 at 22:00 — 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…


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…


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

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2013 Timber and Decking

I watch the Flower show at Chelsea perhaps all for the wrong reasons, I look for the timber and how it’s designed into the structure of the garden. The quality, the cut, the fixing and the many techniques as to how it is used…

Joe swift ambled through Trailfinders Australian Garden designed by Philip Johnson - what a garden. Chelsea…


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

Hardwood Decking, available from Arnold Laver

Timber Deck Boards

All our decking is FSC or PEFC certified; due to our supply chain a branch may stock a mixture of FSC and PEFC deck boards in this size. If you need a specific certification please contact us before ordering.


Pressure Treated Timber

TANALISED pressure treated timber has been impregnated with TANALITH E, a waterborne product based on copper triazole technology.  Copper is derived…


Added by ARNOLD LAVER on March 19, 2013 at 13:44 — No Comments

Burnt timber cladding for interior and exterior Shou Sugi Ban Projects.

Burnt timber cladding for interior and exterior Shou Sugi Ban Projects.

Samples of burnt timbers for Shou Sugi Ban have been keeping us very busy this year, interior and exterior projects have been going well. From the norm of Cedar we have been providing projects with Hardwood and paying particular attention about the cut of the timber.

Some clients are very specific about the way the timber burns and so we…


Added by Lana Harrison on January 23, 2013 at 19:30 — No Comments

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