Expert Tips and Advice for Working with Timber

As seasoned timber merchants, we know a thing or two about how to get the most out of wood products. In this tips and advice section of our website, we share our knowledge and experience with you, covering everything from selecting the right lumber for your project, to proper storage and handling techniques. Whether you are a professional contractor or a DIY enthusiast, these tips and tricks will help you work with timber like a pro. Check back often for new articles and updates!
5 Steps to Get Your Garden Summer-Ready with a Green Oak Gazebo or Pergola

Spring is the perfect time to start planning and preparing your garden for the summer months ahead. Whether you’re dreaming of BBQs, hot tubs, or outdoor dining, there are a few key steps you can take to get your garden ready for the summer season. Here are five tips to help you get started: By […]

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Timber: The Sustainable, Durable, and Versatile Choice for Construction

When it comes to building materials, timber is often overlooked in favor of more traditional options like concrete and steel. But timber has a host of benefits that make it a superior choice for many construction projects. In conclusion, timber is a sustainable, durable, and versatile choice for construction projects. Its natural beauty and cost-effectiveness […]

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10 Incredible Ways Adding a Green Oak Porch, Garage, Garden Office, or Building Can Transform Your Home!

Are you tired of looking at the same old facade of your house day after day? Want to add some visual interest and value to your property? Consider investing in a green oak structure! Green oak, also known as unseasoned oak, is a type of wood that is harvested when it is still fresh and […]

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5 Reasons Why a Green Oak Timber Gazebo is the Perfect Addition to Your UK Garden

If you’re looking to add a functional and attractive outdoor space to your UK garden, a green oak timber gazebo might be the perfect choice. From providing a comfortable and sheltered area for summer barbecues to serving as a peaceful retreat for relaxation, a green oak gazebo can add value and enjoyment to your garden […]

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The Top 10 Advantages of Using Green Oak for Your Timber Structures

When it comes to choosing materials for your timber structures, it’s important to consider not just aesthetics and cost, but also sustainability and durability. Green oak offers a range of advantages that make it a top choice for builders, carpenters, and DIY enthusiasts alike. Here are the top 10 advantages of using green oak for […]

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5 Reasons Why Green Oak Timber Buildings are the Perfect Addition to Your Summer Garden

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy your garden, and what better way to do that than with a beautiful, sustainable, and functional timber building? Green oak timber buildings offer a range of benefits that make them the perfect choice for any summer garden project. With so many benefits, it’s no wonder that green oak […]

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Founded in 1903, Coltman Bros remains an independent family run timber specialist business with a long-standing tradition in the supply of quality timber products and services.
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