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Useful Sawn and Planed Wood Articles

A selection of useful articles and information relating to sawn and planed timber. Planed wood is often refered 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.

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Hardwoods and Softwoods

Difference between timbers.

An in-depth article on the differences between hard and soft wood.

Published: 25/11/2022

How to hand plane timber

Hints and tips on planing timber

A short guide on how to plane sawn timber.

Published: 12/11/2022

How cold weather can affect timber

How timber shrinks in the cold

An article explaining how cold weather can effect timber products

Published: 10/11/2022

3 ways to use sawn timber

Alternative uses for sawn timber

Use sawn timber to make furniture, art or decorations.

Published: 23/10/2022

Planed Timber: What is it Used For?

How to use planed timber in the home.

A guide to the best uses of planed timber in home improvement.

Published: 18/10/2022

How to calculate the weight of wood

Wooduweigh – The wood weight calculator

An real time calculator that allows you calculate the weight of multiple timbers.

Published: 12/10/2022

Sawn Timber Vs PSE

Sawn Timber and PSE explained.

A Woodubuy practical article on the main differences between sawn timber and planed squared edge.

Published: 07/10/2022

Planed Timber Explained

Planed Wood - What is PSE and PAR?

An informative article on planed wood and the various types.

Published: 03/10/2022

How To Measure Timber

A Practical Guide to Measuring.

A Woodubuy practical guide on how to measure planed timber with an explanation on board sizes to get the best results.

Published: 22/09/2022

Introducing Woodubuy

The new sawn timber online store.

Instant prices for UK delivery of sawn and planed timber.

Published: 03/09/2022