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Keyhole Bracket Installation with Oak Beams

Oak Beam Keyhole Bracket Installation

Keyhole Bracket Installation What you will need: Drill, tape measure, screwdriver, spade bit (or preferably forstner bit) at 30mm diameter, pencil, spirit level, masonry bit Step 1. Using your tape measure and pencil, draw a vertical line around 4 inches from one end of your beam on the face that you intend to fit to […]

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Kiln Dried Seasoned Hardwood Firewood Logs

Why buy Kiln-Dried Firewood instead of air dried or Freshly Cut?

Featured Products: All of Celtic Timber’s firewood is kiln-dried to a moisture content of between 10% and 20%. After the logs and oak offcuts have been cut and split to size, they are placed into our eco-friendly drying kilns for a number of days. Our kilns are powered by our eco-friendly biomass boilers, which in […]

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Grade B Oak Whiskey Barrel for Sale

Whiskey Barrel FAQ’s

Featured Product: Can you buy used whiskey barrels? Yes, you can. Celtic Timber stock a greater volume and range of oak whiskey barrels than anyone else in Europe. We deliver for free to any address in mainland UK, and highlands and islands for a small surcharge. What are whiskey barrels made from? Whiskey barrels are […]

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Grade A Oak Wine Barrels

Buying Oak Barrels For Hospitality, Restaurants, Bars and Pubs

We have the largest selection of used oak barrels in the UK, stocking ex-Wine Barrels and ex-Whisky Barrels from approximately 85cm tall (40 Gallon Whisky Barrels) to over 1.3m tall (120 Gallon Whisky Barrels). The barrels each come with their own history and character. Both whisky barrels and wine barrels are crafted by expert coopers […]

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Set of Kiln Dried Oak Shelves

Buying Oak Shelves: 5 Considerations Before You Purchase

Featured Product: What Size Oak Shelf Should I Order? Before placing your order, you’ll need to consider what thickness, depth and length of oak you require for your shelves. Thickness Our oak boards start at a thickness from 27mm up to 50mm thick (approximately 2 inches) but will lose up to 8mm during the planing […]

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11 Fireplace Ideas using an Oak Beam Mantel

Featured Product: Depending on the type of person you are and the style of home you have created, the centrepiece of your living room is probably either your fireplace or your TV (or in some cases, both). As the appeal of traditional log burners in this country grows, so too does the appeal of traditional […]

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Heavily Worked Oak Mantelpiece Beam - Pure Oil

The Perfect Oak Fireplace Beam for Your Log Burner

Featured product: We’re a little bit biased in saying that oak fireplace beams are the perfect addition to your living room to go above a log burner. Whether you are renovating your house, your living room or just the fireplace, our beams will add character and functionality to the feature. Before buying and installing your beam, […]

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Larch Exterior Softwood Timber Cladding

Five Considerations Before Buying your Larch and Red Cedar Cladding

Products Featured: Using softwood timber for exterior wall cladding is growing in popularity in the UK and is a cost effective way to make the outside of your home/business look beautiful and natural, whilst increasing its valuation. This blog will go over the top 5 factors that you will need to consider before purchasing your […]

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Five Considerations Before Purchasing a Barrel

Celtic Timber is Europe’s largest stockist of new and used barrels. We have barrels of all kinds of shapes and sizes and from a variety of previous uses. If you are in the market for a barrel, here are our top five things that you may wish to consider first. Feautred Products:   1. What Size […]

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Engraved Oak Wine Barrel

The Laser Engraving Blog

What is laser engraving? Laser engraving is the action of using a laser to engrave an object. It requires precision and accurate measurement. You can choose almost any logo/image or text to be engraved onto most of the wooden products from our website. Any questions or doubts, please message us and we will be happy […]

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Contemporary Oak Beam Fire Surround with Tile Wall

Five Things to Consider Before Purchasing Your Oak Beam Fire Surround

Featured Product: 1. What size should I order? / Can I order any size oak beam fire surround? There are two sizes to consider when ordering your fire surround – The upstands and the mantle itself. For each piece, you will need to consider the size of the cross-section (width x depth) and its length. What […]

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Four uses for Oak Wine Barrels

https://www.celtictimber.co.uk/product/55-gallon-french-oak-wine-barrel/ Celtic Timber has the largest stock and selection of new and used wooden oak barrels in UK and probably Europe including different types of wine barrels, whiskey barrels, sherry barrels, and beer barrels in a range of sizes from 1 litre up to 500 litres. Due to these differences, it is worth considering which […]

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