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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, 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....