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Up your skills for woodworking DIY projects We’d all like a wise old granddad who showed us how to use a hand plane and drill, but most of us weren’t that lucky. It’s never too late to learn and there are more resources out there to help you get on the tools than ever before, […]

Easy DIY wood repairs you can do at home with minimal skills and materials. These three wood repairs require no expertise and use materials you probably already have. Sticking doors The close fit between your timber door and frame is why wood has a natural advantage when it comes to insulation, but they can sometimes […]

How four friends started a sustainable business with leftover timbers Those piles of timber you see outside demolition sites can be a bit of an eyesore. To Sara Buchner, Elizabeth Duck-Chong, Luke Mitchell and Peter Jorgensen, they were the inspiration for a business, Among the Trees.  “The four of us realised that all that wood […]

Check your labels, you may already be wearing a garment made from wood fibre. Viscose/rayon, Lyocell/Tencel, modal and several other types of fabric are almost always made of yarn spun from wood fibres. A small percentage is made of bamboo, soy or sugar cane and a smaller again portion from recycled clothing. Wood-based fabric is […]

You know the feeling: walking into a room that just works. It feels welcoming and appealing, and you want to spend time there. It’s ‘the aesthetic’, but unironically. Whatever that room’s specific style, it will almost always contain wood. Wooden floors, furniture, cladding and accessories are all mainstays of interior design, with good reason. The […]

Wooden furniture has been a staple in homes for centuries, and for good reason. Its timeless appeal, coupled with a range of benefits, makes it a popular choice for interior design. Here are five key advantages of timber furniture that make it a worthwhile investment for any home or space looking for a nature-connected feel […]

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