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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, dark red meranti, elm, horse chestnut, English oak, sweet chestnut, sycamore. Softwood’s: Cedar of Lebanon, Douglas fir, larch, Norwegian spruce, redwood (coast and giant), scots pine, sitca spruce, sequoia, western red cedar, wellingtonia, yew. Tropical: afzelia, iroko, padouk, sapele, wenge, utile. We are now also able to supply: oak worktops, walnut worktops, laminated oak stair strings, treads and newels. For more information please email sales@shelmoretimber.co.uk or call us on 01785 284 718...

Ali Davidson | 01st September 2020 | General Articles
Forestry Worker - Please click this link for more information regarding the role....

Ali Davidson | 01st September 2020 | General Articles
We all like a bit of cladding! Especially when it can look this good.. For more information on what we can supply, please click on the following link https://www.shelmoretimber.co.uk/page/cladding.html...

Ali Davidson | 01st September 2020 | General Articles
I know we keep saying it…But we really do love our timber. This staircase has been created using English oak timber sourced from our sawmill. The design and grain detail really stand out due to the craftsmanship and vision of the joiners who created it. ...

Ali Davidson | 26th August 2020 | General Articles
We love our timber.. These skirting boards look so good, what a great way to showcase this lovely pippy oak which has come from our sawmill. ...

Ali Davidson | 26th August 2020 | General Articles
This stunning English oak engineered flooring was sourced from Norbury Park Estates timber. For more information about our flooring please click the following link https://www.shelmoretimber.co.uk/page/engineered-flooring.html....

Ali Davidson | 26th August 2020 | General Articles
A real beauty… A pack of air dried ash, sticked and ready for someone with an appreciative eye to purchase. It is currently homed in our stunning showroom....

Ali Davidson | 24th August 2020 | General Articles
The sun has got his hat on, hip-hip-hip hooray. The sun has got his hat on and he’s coming out to play… But don’t forget to order your firewood logs as you might need them for a later day.Our firewood is supplied in 2m³ loads, competitively priced at £160, which includes free local delivery....

Ali Davidson | 17th August 2020 | General Articles
For more information as to what we can offer at Shelmore Timber, please click on the following link to view our brochure.  https://www.shelmoretimber.co.uk/uploads/shelmoretimber_ebrochure_a5_12pp_20_screen-min.pdf ...

Ali Davidson | 12th August 2020 | General Articles
What a stunning piece. Mark Richards has created this striking table from ash obtained from Shelmore Timber. He has based the design on the point break at Raglan in New Zealand.For more information on Mark Richards please visit his website https://markrichardsart.co.uk/...

Ali Davidson | 12th August 2020 | General Articles
If you go down to the woods today…. You might come across a bee swarm, like this one found earlier in the week in our woods on the Norbury Park Estate....

Ali Davidson | 12th August 2020 | General Articles
We feel proud and privileged to have had the opportunity to supply the timber for this striking Utile ( Sipo ) table and kitchen island, as well as the oak beams and oak engineered flooring. A truly stunning room, showcasing some of the timber we can offer....

Ali Davidson | 06th August 2020 | General Articles
This stunning worktop on our customers narrow boat has been created from oak purchased at our mill....

Ali Davidson | 06th August 2020 | General Articles
Sawn to size Iroko,  dispatch to one of our valued customers....

Ali Davidson | 21st July 2020 | General Articles
A stunning office desk created by Ian Patrick Palmer using timber from our sawmill. Please Click Here  to read how the commission came about. ...

Ali Davidson | 21st July 2020 | General Articles
Mick and Tom having a spring clean, sorting out stock in our air drying barn by re-sticking some of the timber....

Ali Davidson | 21st July 2020 | General Articles
Lots of activity in the yard this week as we have received quite a few new oak butts … Steve is 6 foot tall, so this picture just shows you how big the butt he is standing next to is! ...

Ali Davidson | 14th July 2020 | General Articles
28mm quarter sawn oak ripped to width for a high end wine rack....

Ali Davidson | 14th July 2020 | 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, beams, boards, cladding, flooring and large dimension boards, all of which can be sawn to size and cut on site....

Ali Davidson | 22nd June 2020 | General Articles
Our newly planted plantations are welcoming all the rain! Despite this, the estate has now implemented irrigation systems for some of the new plantations. In 2014 we were delighted to receive a Royal Forestry Society, Woodlands for Climate Change Award, for the estates re-afforestation....

Ali Davidson | 22nd June 2020 | General Articles
We have a large selection of different species hard and softwoods gently air drying in our barns....

Ali Davidson | 10th June 2020 | General Articles
Would you like some timber off-cuts, we have mainly oak and larch available. Please email sales@shelmoretimber.co.uk or call 01782 284718 for more information and costs....

Ali Davidson | 10th June 2020 | General Articles
Thank you R C Everill Joinery Contractors for sharing this stunning picture of a build you have completed using Shelmore Timber Oak. It looks fantastic....

Ali Davidson | 10th June 2020 | General Articles
Our firewood being stored and seasoned to ensure 20% or less moisture content. Available to purchase from September....

Ali Davidson | 10th June 2020 | General Articles
English Cherry being cut in our sawmill...

Ali Davidson | 27th May 2020 | General Articles
We stock a wide range of hardwoods, softwoods and west African timbers, all of which are sawn to size and cut on-site. We can supply air and kiln dried timber, beams, boards, cladding, flooring, large dimension boards. Delivery can be organised and costed within the UK. We are passionate about our trees, our timber and the end-use of everything we supply. Please call us on  01785284718 for more information....

Ali Davidson | 26th May 2020 | General Articles
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Ali Davidson | 26th May 2020 | General Articles
 Tom cutting an oak board to length on our cross cut saw....

Ali Davidson | 26th May 2020 | General Articles
 Dan squaring up oak boards to width, on our straight line edger...

Ali Davidson | 18th May 2020 | General Articles
Michael Taylor has produced some striking double bow back and single bow side chairs. Made from ash, which he recently purchased from us at Shelmore Timber...

Ali Davidson | 18th May 2020 | General Articles
Planking quality English oak butts, being cut, sticked and sprayed...

Ali Davidson | 12th May 2020 | General Articles
Chris and Mick producing Oak featheredge boards for a cladding order....

Ali Davidson | 12th May 2020 | General Articles
Dan and Tom sticking some fresh sawn Pippy oak...

Ali Davidson | 01st May 2020 | General Articles
Some lovely Pippy oak being cut yesterday on our Mebor 1200 for stock ...

Ali Davidson | 30th April 2020 | General Articles
Fresh sawn oak beams cut today in the mill for www.berkshireoakbarns.co.uk...

Ali Davidson | 30th April 2020 | General Articles
We have recently created a new brochure, please go to the top of our homepage and click on the link to view it.  lAll our wood is sustainably sourced and of the very best quality. ...

Ali Davidson | 21st April 2020 | General Articles
2019 log harvest being brought and stored in the mill yard...

Ali Davidson | 21st April 2020 | General Articles
Oak from Ranton Abbey, planted 1850 and felled 2019...

Ali Davidson | 21st April 2020 | General Articles
The magical scene of bluebells in our woods, spring has definitely arrived...

Ali Davidson | 08th April 2020 | General Articles
Tom, selecting Quarter sawn English oak for one of our prestigious customers....

Ali Davidson | 06th April 2020 | General Articles
Plates turned from Shelmore Timber oak. Thank you, Mike Taylor, for sharing....

Ali Davidson | 06th April 2020 | General Articles
Fresh sawn oak, ready for delivery to our customer....

Ali Davidson | 01st April 2020 | General Articles
A lovely piece of ash, supplied to one of our customers who will be turning it into a stunning tabletop. We are looking forward to seeing the finished product and displaying some images for you all to see....

Ali Davidson | 16th March 2020 | General Articles
Some beautiful fresh sawn ‘Pippy oak’ cut yesterday during our open day. It can be air or kiln dried if required. For more information please call us on 01785 284718...

Ali Davidson | 12th March 2020 | General Articles
Thank you to everyone who came to our Open Day at the sawmill today, we hope you all had a good day and come back to visit us soon.For those of you who couldn’t make it but would like a tour in the future, please email us at sales@shelmoretimber.co.uk or call us on 01785 284718 and we will organise a visit at a time that is convenient for you.To round off a wonderful day, this stunning rainbow just appeared over the sawmill. We just need to find that pot of gold now …...

Ali Davidson | 12th March 2020 | General Articles
These stunning pieces of brown oak have just been cut to 54mm thick on our Mebor saw. For more information please call us on 01785 284718...

Ali Davidson | 12th March 2020 | General Articles
The forestry team are working hard planning the next 10,000 tree planting project. ...

Ali Davidson | 17th February 2020 | General Articles
Are you passionate about timber; shall we talk about it....   You are invited to attend our next Open Day on Wednesday 11th March from 9am to 3pm (You can pop in at any time from 9am to 3pm).   We would like to show you around our sawmill and showroom. We stock and mill a large range of native hardwoods and softwoods which have all been sustainably grown.   For more information or to express an interest, please call us on 01785 284718...

Ali Davidson | 17th February 2020 | General Articles
Arron and Steve out in the woodlands grading trees from the 2019 harvest for our stock. We are looking forward to receiving some stunning ash and large pieces of cherry into the yard. For more information on our stock please visit the 'Products' page on this website or call 01785 284718...

Ali Davidson | 17th February 2020 | General Articles
For more information on our kiln dried, air dried and green stock please contact us on 01785 284718. Our timber is of the finest quality, competitively priced and sustainably sourced....

Ali Davidson | 17th February 2020 | General Articles
Health and Safety is taken very seriously at Norbury Park Estate. Last week staff spent the day learning about working safely in the timber business and woodlands. Thank you, Andrew, from Green's of Haddington' for the training....

Ali Davidson | 10th February 2020 | General Articles
After 4 years of air drying, 1000ft3 of 65mm and 75mm top-quality oak is now being prepared to be kiln dried. For more information on our kiln dried, air dried and green stock please call us on 01785 284718....

Ali Davidson | 10th February 2020 | General Articles
Arron moving the large butts on the Komatsu log grapple and as always making it look so easy....

Ali Davidson | 10th February 2020 | General Articles
Premium quality seasoned hardwood logs delivered locally. For more information please visit our Firewood page on this website, or call us on 01785 284718....

Shelmore Timber | 28th November 2019 | General Articles
We are delighted to announce that Shelmore Timber has been granted Woodsure ‘Ready to Burn’ status. This confirms that our premium quality firewood logs which are sourced from our award-winning sustainable woodland, contain 20% or less moisture. This certification ensures and clarifies the quality of the wood we supply is of the highest standard. For more information on purchasing firewood please visit our Firewood page on the website. ...

Shelmore Timber | 28th November 2019 | General Articles
Our blog will be updated this week and will follow the story behind the harvesting at Shelmore Timber; How trees are selected and the principles of halo thinning, aimed at producing the best timber and naturally diverse environment within the woodlands....