Wyre Forest

Wyre forest is a fascinating hidden gem close to the urban centres of the Midlands, a large area of predominantly oak forest with a deep history.  Working with the Silvanus Trust we were invited [...]

Electron Microscopy to Investigate Timber Properties

Taking advantage of an offer from Plymouth University electron microscopy department we have been sampling various species of timber.  We have available detailed images of ash, thermally modified [...]

Structural Properties of SW Grown Douglas fir

Douglas fir has been identified as an important species for South West England with many examples of good growing conditions and good natural regeneration.  Not much about it’s properties [...]