Our editorial board comprises a specialist group of leading industry figures who, in conjunction with the TTJ editorial team,
identify the main drivers of the industry helping to produce regular, thought provoking opinion pieces on the latest issues, challenges and developments.
Latest TTJ Feature
Show and tell
Diversity in wood products was on show to 30 student members of the Institute of Carpenters’ London City Hub during a visit to Arnold Laver, organised by the TTF
> read more
No such thing as “WBP” plywood
Jim Coulson of TFT Woodexperts reminds us that the WBP designation for plywood was withdrawn 25 years ago and using the term now is incorrect and misleading
Hardwood and premium grade softwoood importer and distributor Timber Connection has undergone a transformation. Stephen Powney meets the directors
Think Southern Yellow
America’s southern yellow pine industry is continuing to build a worldwide following, including in Europe, writes Charles Trevor.
Transfused and transformed
The Blushing Bar show piece by designer-maker Sebastian Cox has already prompted a toast to red oak at the Wallpaper Handmade exhibition at the Salone del Mobile in Milan, next it will feature on the AHEC stand at Interzum. Mike Jeffree reports.
A five year high
Despite uncertain economic times in Europe, its US hardwood imports rose in 2018, with the UK remaining the biggest buyer. Courtesy of AHEC
Focused on Red Oak
If any European designers and specifiers aren’t yet aware of the potential of US red oak, AHEC is determined they will be by the end of 2019. Mike Jeffree reports
Multi-million pound investments at Kronospan’s Chirk site are a vote of confidence in the UK market. Sally Spencer reports.
Norbord is embarking on the second phase of expansion at its OSB mill in Inverness. Sally Spencer reports.
The UK’s panel manufacturers have witnessed good growth in consumption over the last year and continue to focus on added value. Sally Spencer reports.
TFT Woodexperts announces a programme of short courses covering fire, water, plywood and hardwood.
Wood science pays
Wood science has helped the timber trade turn a profit, says John Park.