A selection of useful articles and information relating to sawn and planed timber. Planed wood is often referred to as planed squared edge (PSE) or planed all round (PAR). These articles are design to assist in choosing the best wood for sawn timber, the best uses for planed squared edge, how to measure sawn timber and the differences between sawn and planed timber. We hope these timber articles will assist you, whether you work on home renovations and DIY or if you are a professional in the construction or timber industries.
An in-depth article on the differences between hard and soft wood.
An informative article on planed wood and the various types.
Introducing a new free way to research the perfect timber for your project
Information on readily available hardwoods with examples on how they can be used.
This article provides hints and tips on how to store your timber for the best results.
An article on the properties of walnut with examples of how the wood is used along with recommendations.
An article explaining the three different ways timber is sawn
Facts, FAQ’s, specifications, growing locations and all you need to know about beech
An article explaining the four main ways to buy wood and timber boards.
The differences between finishes and how to specify cut to length timber.
An article on how tall trees grow with a focus on hardwoods and softwoods
An article introducing different timber colour classifications with species examples.
A short guide on how to plane sawn timber.
An article explaining how cold weather can effect timber products
Use sawn timber to make furniture, art or decorations.
A guide to the best uses of planed timber in home improvement.
An real time calculator that allows you calculate the weight of multiple timbers.
A Woodubuy practical article on the main differences between sawn timber and planed squared edge.
A Woodubuy practical guide on how to measure planed timber with an explanation on board sizes to get the best results.