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Archive for the ‘Timber’ Category


How Wood Veneer Is Made.


This Video on the manufacture of Wood veneer and plywood is excellent. It takes you through the process of preparation and gives a good account of the different methods of cutting wood veneer.

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How lumber is “made”


This great video compares two sawmills. one more traditional mill using circular saws and a more modern one using a double edged band mill.

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Timber Thickness

Buying timber can be very exasperating. If you buy rough sawn timber you usually get what you pay for sometimes a little more. If the timber is surfaced it can 20% smaller than advertised. If it is finished on all four sides it is usually exact but there is no allowance for any changes that might happen when changing to a different environment.

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Basic Timber Selection


A very brief look at what you need to know when selecting Timber or lumber.

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