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Ali Davidson | 5 days ago | General Articles
Wow! Look at this stunning top that Mark and Jon from Redmondhewitt Ltd have created  from a oak slab they purchased from us.  Click Here to visit their Facebook Page ....

Ali Davidson | 5 days ago | General Articles
Mick converting an lovely oak butt to a customer’s specification....

Ali Davidson | 5 days ago | General Articles
The construction of our new shed has started. We are expanding the buildings at our sawmill to accommodate the increased demand for our firewood logs, which are 100% hardwood; seasoned and have 20% or less moisture content when sold. Our current stock should be ready for sale from October....

Ali Davidson | 5 days ago | General Articles
Let’s talk about the timber...  At Shelmore Timber we pride ourselves on the quality of our timber. We can supply fresh, air and kiln dried boards, cut to size in a wide range of native and tropical timbers. These pictures are of our air dried shed and the stock we currently hold....

Ali Davidson | 26th April 2021 | General Articles
A 2" vanity top and 1" backsplash created from Ash, which was sourced from our mill for a stunning narrowboat....

Ali Davidson | 26th April 2021 | General Articles
We have got some talented customers… A lovely headboard created from oak, which has been sourced from our mill and estate....

Ali Davidson | 26th April 2021 | General Articles
Some good looking super wide 28mm oak boards, cut on our Mebor sawmill and put into stock. we can supply fresh, air and kiln dried boards, cut to size in a wide range of native and tropical timbers.  ...

Ali Davidson | 13th April 2021 | General Articles
Some lovely larch, cut in our mill for cladding and now being stored ready for our customer to collect. ...

Ali Davidson | 13th April 2021 | General Articles
Our new stock of oak butts have arrived in the yard. They look top-notch! We stock a variety of timber species which are air dried, kiln dried or green and sawn to size. ...

Ali Davidson | 08th April 2021 | General Articles
These stunning cupboard doors have been created by Glenn Ward Decorators Ltd from some of our kiln dried oak. ...

Ali Davidson | 08th April 2021 | General Articles
Annual stock take at the sawmill has just been completed. We have some lovely pieces to offer and lots of stock in a variety of UK species, along with some tropical timbers and American hardwoods. We can offer the different species as air dried, kiln dried or green. For more information please call 01785 284718 or email sales@shelmoretimber.co.uk ....

Ali Davidson | 08th April 2021 | General Articles
we can supply fresh, sawn to size feather, waney edge and square edge cladding. For more information please visit our website www.shelmoretimber.co.uk or call 01785 284718...

Ali Davidson | 08th April 2021 | General Articles
Some stunning timber going into our wood kiln after being cut on our Mebor sawmill, It has been meticulously stored and air dried. We stock a wide range of hardwoods, softwoods, West African timbers, American hardwoods, beams, boards, cladding, flooring and large dimension boards, all of which can be sawn to size and cut on site. For more information please call us on 01785 284718 or visit our website www.shelmoretimber.co.uk...

Ali Davidson | 08th April 2021 | General Articles
Our hardwood logs are currently being cut on the Pezzolata machine and stored in our sheds. They will be ready to sell around September time when they will be seasoned and have 20% or less moisture content. All our firewood is sourced from Norbury Parks 700 acres of sustainable woodland. For more information please visit our website www.shelmoretimber.co.uk or call 01785 284718...

Ali Davidson | 25th March 2021 | General Articles
Some quarter sawn oak boards, cut to size on our mebor sawmill for our client who will be making barrels to store some delicious wine....

Ali Davidson | 25th March 2021 | General Articles
Not long now, the windows are installed and interior works near completion. It's looking great......

Ali Davidson | 25th March 2021 | General Articles
Some lovely flooring and oak boards for skirting, packed up and ready to be dispatched to one of our customers in Cornwall. ...

Ali Davidson | 15th March 2021 | General Articles
For more information about our sawmill, stock and what we can offer, please call us on 01785 284718 or have a look around our website ...

Ali Davidson | 15th March 2021 | General Articles
Some stunning Afrormosia tropical timber, which has been milled on site and is now being prepared to go into the Kiln to be dried. These pieces are going to be used to make guitars. ...

Ali Davidson | 08th March 2021 | General Articles
We can supply air and kiln dried boards, cut to size in a wide range of native and tropical timbers....

Ali Davidson | 08th March 2021 | General Articles
The scaffolding has come down and the cladding which has been sourced from the estate and cut on site looks great. We are looking forward to moving in by the end of March...

Ali Davidson | 08th March 2021 | General Articles
We hold stock of unfinished engineered flooring which has been produced from English oak and ash, sourced from our estate at Norbury Park. The wood has been quarter-sawn for its beauty and stability....

Ali Davidson | 08th March 2021 | General Articles
We hold stock of beams and posts in oak, ash and other softwoods as well as African species. They are fresh sawn, air dried and appropriately cut to achieve optimum stability. ...

Ali Davidson | 08th March 2021 | General Articles
In addition to our other timber offerings we are now also able to supply American Harwood Timber. We have white oak and tulipwood in stock, both are ideal for any construction, joinery or DIY jobs you might want doing....

Ali Davidson | 08th March 2021 | General Articles
The larch cladding, sourced from our estate and cut on site is now being attached to the exterior of our new office extension. It has been great to witness the transformation of the building over the last few weeks...

Ali Davidson | 17th February 2021 | General Articles
We pride ourselves on our kiln dried timber. We have a steam drying kiln on site, which we skilfully manage to produce first-class KD timber with a moisture content of 12% to 15%. For more information on what we stock and what can offer, please call us on 01785 284 718 or visit our website ...

Ali Davidson | 17th February 2021 | General Articles
It’s a stunner! Produced from one of the new oak butt’s we have in our yard. It really is a fine looking piece.....

Ali Davidson | 09th February 2021 | General Articles
We hold an extensive range of air dried timber, we stock ash, oak, sycamore, yew, cedar of Lebanon, Douglas fir along with a wide choice of tropical timbers. Our stock is inspected weekly to check moisture content and drying stability, which ensures our timber is of the optimum condition....

Ali Davidson | 09th February 2021 | General Articles
 Is coming out to play… Cold weather and snow predicted. We still have some delivery slots available for our firewood logs. ...

Ali Davidson | 09th February 2021 | General Articles
It’s all coming together…the interior of our new office extension is coming along nicely....

Ali Davidson | 09th February 2021 | General Articles
Some lovely 1 inch fresh sawn English Oak, put into stick for air drying....

Ali Davidson | 09th February 2021 | General Articles
A stunning piece of oak, cut 4 meters long and one inch thick on our mebor sawmill for one of our customers. We can saw to size beams, boards, cladding and large dimension boards....

Ali Davidson | 25th January 2021 | General Articles
We stock a wide range of air and kiln dried hardwoods and softwoods, including home grown, tropical and temperate species. We can saw to size; beams, boards, cladding and large dimension boards. We also offer American hardwoods, flooring and premium quality seasoned firewood logs....

Ali Davidson | 25th January 2021 | General Articles
What a difference a week makes…The office extension is coming along leaps and bounds, hoping for completion end of March ...

Ali Davidson | 18th January 2021 | General Articles
Amazing sunrise greeted us this morning at work....

Ali Davidson | 18th January 2021 | General Articles
One of our customers has created this stunning chopping board from some sycamore he purchased from us....

Ali Davidson | 13th January 2021 | General Articles
What a great idea.. This stunning lamp has been created from a piece of oak that our customer had left over from another project. ...

Ali Davidson | 13th January 2021 | General Articles
Thank you Alec for sharing pictures of the beams you have created from our timber. To see more images please Click Here to visit our Facebook post....

Ali Davidson | 11th January 2021 | General Articles
Its cold.…....

Ali Davidson | 11th January 2021 | General Articles
We can't wait for the completion of our office extension. Arron has already marked where he is going to sit!...

Ali Davidson | 11th January 2021 | General Articles
Some stunning larch from the yard being cut for one of our customers....

Ali Davidson | 11th January 2021 | General Articles
Approx. 20m3 of ungraded English oak waney edge boards for sale, various thicknesses and air dried for 4 years. Sold as individual packs or one lot....

Ali Davidson | 11th January 2021 | General Articles
With the forecast over the next few weeks to be just as chilly. Do you need to stock up on your FIREWOOD LOGS? We can supply in loads of 2 cubic meters, premium quality seasoned hardwood logs competitively priced at £160.00, which includes free local delivery. ...

Ali Davidson | 04th January 2021 | General Articles
How lucky are we to work on the Norbury Park Estate. We are thankful to be allowed the privilege of being able to take walks and explore the 1,500-acre's, which is home to over half a million trees....

Ali Davidson | 04th January 2021 | General Articles
 From us all at Shelmore Timber...

Ali Davidson | 04th January 2021 | General Articles
Our office extension Is coming along nicely…...

Ali Davidson | 04th January 2021 | General Articles
Some lovely shelving created from our kiln dried oak....

Ali Davidson | 04th January 2021 | General Articles
Some larch butts delivered to the yard....

Ali Davidson | 04th January 2021 | General Articles
Some lovely oak butts just delivered to the yard....

Ali Davidson | 04th January 2021 | General Articles
Some Douglas fir beams being sawn in the mill for one of our customers....

Ali Davidson | 04th January 2021 | General Articles
A wide range of air dried and kiln dried hardwoods and softwoods, including home grown, tropical and temperate species. Our on-site sawmill can cut fresh sawn English oak and larch amongst a number of other species to your specification. ...

Ali Davidson | 04th January 2021 | General Articles
The building works on our office extension is coming on nicely, we are hoping for completion in around 12 weeks....

Ali Davidson | 07th December 2020 | General Articles
A large oak butt being cut on our Mebor saw for one of our customers. ...

Ali Davidson | 07th December 2020 | General Articles
The building works on our office extension is coming on nicely, we are hoping for completion in around 12 weeks....

Ali Davidson | 07th December 2020 | General Articles
Butts in the log yard waiting to be converted into beams and planks....

Ali Davidson | 24th November 2020 | General Articles
Phase one of the extension to our offices has started. The foundations have been poured and set and the first few blocks have been laid. We will keep you updated on developments over the next few months. We can’t wait to move into our bigger offices....

Ali Davidson | 24th November 2020 | General Articles
FOR SALE - Premium Quality Seasoned Hardwood Logs For more information please click this link https://www.shelmoretimber.co.uk/page/firewood.html or call us on 01785 284718...

Ali Davidson | 24th November 2020 | General Articles
AMERICAN HARDWOOD - We are pleased to announce that in addition to our kiln, air dried and freshly sawn stock we are now also able to supply American Harwood Timber. We currently have a lot of white oak and tulipwood in stock which would be ideal for any construction or joinery jobs you might need doing, along with all those DIY jobs you have been thinking of completing during lockdown. ...

Ali Davidson | 16th November 2020 | General Articles
Some lovely English ash being ripped to width for one of our customers....

Ali Davidson | 16th November 2020 | General Articles
Work on The Yorkshire Arboretum is coming along nicely. All the larch cladding has been supplied by Shelmore Timber and it's looking great. ...

Ali Davidson | 16th November 2020 | General Articles
Premium Quality ∙ Competitively Priced at £160 for 2M3 ∙ Supplied in 2M3 Loads ∙ Free Local Delivery ∙ 100% Hardwood ∙ Locally Grown & Harvested ∙ Seasoned (20% or Less Moisture Content). To place an order please call: 01785 284 718 or email sales@shelmoretimber.co.uk...

Ali Davidson | 16th November 2020 | General Articles
A lovely pergola, created using Shelmore Timber oak....

Ali Davidson | 11th November 2020 | General Articles
Thank you Stone & Eccleshall Gazette and Christine for the write up in your November / December issue about the Norbury Park Estate and Shelmore Timber. Please click on the following link http://www.stonegazette.co.uk/ pages 24-25, if you would like to have a read....

Ali Davidson | 05th November 2020 | General Articles
Predominantly 2 inch kiln dried oak being unloaded from our kiln. Some lovely pieces....

Ali Davidson | 05th November 2020 | General Articles
The Mill hard at work cutting more Larch cladding for the Yorkshire Arboretum Tree Health Centre project, It is going to look stunning. ...

Ali Davidson | 05th November 2020 | General Articles
Clark cutting blanks for the 8,000 tree stakes ordered by the Norbury Park Estate, so they can commence with their tree planting programme next month....

Ali Davidson | 05th November 2020 | General Articles
Its MAHOOOSIVE! A stunning piece of English oak being cut 6 by 6 for a customer on our mebor machine....

Ali Davidson | 05th November 2020 | General Articles
Some 2 inch English oak going into the kiln to be dried, which will be ready for sale in a few weeks. The species of Kiln dried timber we stock are American white oak, ash, English oak, iroko, sweet chestnut, sycamore and tulipwood....

Ali Davidson | 05th November 2020 | General Articles
It just goes to show that you can’t rush a good process! After drying our firewood logs in our sheds for over 12months, we were delighted to once again be given Woodsure accreditation (Logs need to have less than 20% moisture content). Our seasoned firewood logs really are of the highest quality, all the logs picked at random for testing came in under 20% with one reading being 14.9%… It’s time to order your firewood folks...

Ali Davidson | 05th November 2020 | General Articles
Our branded tipper truck, ready to hit the road making deliveries of our quality hardwoods and our seasoned firewood logs to our customers in the local area....

Ali Davidson | 12th October 2020 | General Articles
We have recently expanded our timber offering. Now in stock American white oak and tulipwood. ...

Ali Davidson | 12th October 2020 | General Articles
We love seeing how creative people have been with the timber they have purchased from Shelmore Timber. This images show's the exceptional craftsmanship that has gone into producing this splendid kitchen using our English oak....

Ali Davidson | 24th September 2020 | General Articles
Stunning picture of Norbury Park oak being used on the refurbishment of a 18th Century barn in North Worcestershire that was converted about 30 years ago. The stairs, doors, wardrobe and shelves were all made by joiner, Peter Yarnold from Terdebigge in 2019/20....

Ali Davidson | 24th September 2020 | General Articles
Hard at work cutting up the Utile (Sipo) butt for orders and stock ...

Ali Davidson | 24th September 2020 | General Articles
Larch square edged cladding on its way to the Yorkshire Arboretum. ...

Ali Davidson | 11th September 2020 | General Articles
We have a job vacancy for a Timber Yard / Sawmill Operative - Please click here for more information...

Ali Davidson | 11th September 2020 | General Articles
Norbury Park are looking to recruit an Estate Mechanic / Forestry worker. For more information please click here ...

Ali Davidson | 03rd September 2020 | General Articles
We have recently expanded our timber offering and can now supply the following Hardwood’s: American ash, American hard maple, American red oak, American white oak, American tulipwood, American black walnut, Ash, alder, beech and spalted beech, cherry, CND steamed beech, d