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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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5"x5" Oak Fireplace Beam Mantle Contemporary Finish

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 […]

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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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Grade A Condition Oak Wine Barrels

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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Whiskey Half Barrel Planters

Five uses for Oak Whiskey Barrels and Oak Sherry Barrels

Products featured: https://www.celtictimber.co.uk/product-category/barrels/whiskey-barrels/ 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 the differences between these barrels, […]

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What Size, Colour and Finish Oak Mantle Beam Should I Choose for my Mantelpiece?

There is such a thing as too much choice. For instance, when you’ve got 4 pages of menu options at a new restaurant or thousands of books in hundreds of categories at a bookshop. There is also a wealth of options when selecting the perfect oak mantle beam that is going to become such a prominent […]

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The Perfect Personalised Oak Gifts for Christmas

How to find the perfect personalised gift for Christmas Buying the perfect gift for a friend, family member, colleague or loved one can be a tricky task. There is an endless supply of choice between the high street and the internet and yet it can be hard to find something that is practical, fun and […]

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Fireplace Ideas – What Suits Your Home

Finding the perfect Oak Beam Fireplace to Match Your Style Featured product: Your fireplace can be the heart and soul of your living room. When finished right, it can add character and style to your home. However, the pressure of getting it right can make choosing the right feature all the more difficult. This post will […]

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