Tag: advice

Building Furniture / Post - 2 months ago

Wood: Dry, dryer, driest

Dry, dryer, driest We’ve noticed recently that wood that has been coming to Rowden, and to our own workshop, has had noticeably variable moisture content. This is most noticeable when it relates to native species and very small woodyards, though even...

Building Furniture / Post - 3 months ago

Oak: how do you like yours?

Oak: how do you like yours? Here in the UK, oak has had good times and bad times. A once proud and highly sort after timber has been put through the mill recently by companies who have sought to use oak to mass produce the cheapest, nastiest, most po...

Building Furniture / Post - 3 months ago

A poem about fire

A poem about fire… We talk about wood a lot here at Rowden but there is always more to learn. So,  just in case you thought you knew all there is to know, I give you The Firewood Poem. The Firewood Poem Beechwood fires are bright and clear If t...