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Update on the UK Government’s Timber Procurement Policy

Update on the UK Government's Timber Procurement Policy Close to 20% of carbon dioxide emissions are caused by deforestation, and curbing this is a highly cost effective way of reducing greenhouse gas emissions (Stern report, 2006). Illegal logging is a major contributor to the global problem of deforestation. Tackling illegal logging and [...]

January 26th, 2017|0 Comments

The UK Government Timber Procurement Policy

January 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Deb Davies­-Tutt Bio

Deb Davies­-Tutt  Deb Davies­-Tutt is the Operations and Marketing Manager for Ashwells, with twenty years in public service behind her Deb joined Ashwell in 2010 having been drawn to the company and its ethos and especially the potential of the wood itself. This has taken her all over the country, clambering under jetties, [...]

July 8th, 2016|0 Comments

Janine Davies­-Tutt Bio

Janine Davies­-Tutt Janine Davies­-Tutt is the Managing Director for Ashwells and has worked within the reclamation industry for over 30 years. During this time Janine developed a fascination for reclaiming tropical hardwood timber, realising that this product, which is hundreds of years old, can be found around the coast, rivers and canals of the United Kingdom. As [...]

July 8th, 2016|0 Comments

Reclaimed timber interior by March Studio

Reclaimed timber interior by March Studio Melbourne designers March Studio transformed the foyer interior of Hotel Hotel in Canberra, using thousands of planks of salvaged wood. The planks are fixed around the ceiling and walls with steel rods, with stunning results. Surrounding the foyer’s grand staircase, the levitating wood, filters the light from outside, [...]

June 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Debunking the Myths about Timber

Debunking the Myths about Timber When deciding on their preferred form of construction, most builders will research the market place to make an informed decision. However, this is not always the case and some can be easily influenced by hearsay. Many myths have arisen around timber concerning its integrity in comparison to other material like stone and [...]

June 27th, 2016|0 Comments

The environmental benefits of reclaimed wooden furniture

The environmental benefits of reclaimed wooden furniture When we buy furniture, such as settees, beds, coffee tables and dining room tables and chairs that have been made out of reclaimed wood, it naturally saves trees from being cut down. If, for example, 30 trees were saved by using reclaimed wood, the trees would absorb as much [...]

June 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Ekki/Azobe – Lophira alata

Our Timber - Ekki/Azobe – Lophira alata

June 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Greenheart Timber – Ocotea rodiaei

Our Timber - Greenheart Timber – Ocotea rodiaei

June 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Jarrah – Eucalyptus diversicolor

Our Timber - Jarrah – Eucalyptus diversicolor

June 23rd, 2016|0 Comments