01761 241333
01761 241333

Sawmillers, Timber Merchants & Oak Framed Building Specialists Since 1986..... 32 years' experience of cutting, drying, selecting and selling interesting timber

Interesting Timbers is a family owned and operated business, David and Catherine supply quality Native, English Hardwoods and Soft Woods. For thirty-two years we have specialised in sawmilling, drying and selling individual Interesting Timber, we sawmill onsite and continue to process home grown trees to produce air dried and kiln dried English Hardwood Timbers. When you visit or contact Interesting Timbers you will always meet or talk to us, David and Catherine (the family behind Interesting Timbers) and we will be happy to help you with your enquiry or assist in the selection of timber, supported by other members of our team. Catherine's links to sawmilling can be traced back to 1884. No order too large or small.

We spend time in the cutting and drying of our large slab timber and general timber stocks which we carefully season over many years before we offer this beautiful natural product to our clients. We do not sell freshly sawn timber (wet timber) for furniture making usage. Freshly Sawn Timber (wet timber) is available for a variety of uses, please ask us if you require this.

We are a working sawmill and offer a friendly, helpful service and our knowledgeable staff are happy to give quotations or advice. We have 10,000 Square Feet of timber storage at our Sawmill in Somerset

We are based on the glorious Mendip Hills above the historic city of Wells in Somerset, 16 miles from  Bath and Bristol.

Waney Edged (Natural Live Edge) & Square Edged Timber

With the Interesting Timbers team, David and Catherine are happy to assist you with your bespoke and individual timber needs. We can supply your Waney Edged (Natural Live Edge) and Square Edged, British Timber (Native Hardwood, Native Timber, English Hardwood, English Timber, English Woods, British Wood) requirements in small or large quantities as Waney or Square Edged timber. We can plane and prepare timber to your list and provide your English Wood supplies.

Beams & Cladding for building work

We can supply from stock or cut to order  Beams and Timber Cladding for building purposes. Ask us  for a quote.

We are also happy to supply bespoke, made to order, items for you

Kitchen Counter Tops, Bar Tops, Desk Tops and Single Slab Table Tops as well as Table Tops from Several Boards (Waney Edged or Straight Edged)

Our Window Boards and Shelves, made to order for you, are available Waney Edged and Straight Edged. Feather Edged Cladding, Fresh Sawn Waney Edge Cladding and Beams are from stock or cut to order. We produce Traditional Solid Oak Flooring, Oak Skirting and Architrave to order. Our Bespoke Staircases are Supplied in Self Assembly Kit Form and are designed by David for you and made to order only.

We can also design and make Oak Framed buildings from a simple porch to a complete home. Interesting Timbers specialises in Oak Framed Roof Trusses for extensions, barn conversions and new builds.

Interesting Timbers provides difficult to locate timber

Ask us about timber for your project, we are experienced in the cutting, drying and selecting of timber and as well as our general timber we provide difficult to locate timber for: furniture makers, designers, traditional wood crafters, hobbyists, artists, architects, builders, self-builders, DIY home projects, professional and amateur woodworkers, carvers and turners.

Visitors to our yard are welcome, by appointment, during normal yard opening hours.

Changes to some Opening Times coming up

Christmas Holidays

*We will be closed on the 17th December-Monday-for our Christmas break

and we re-open on 3rd January 2019-Thursday ...

Email us your enquiry during the holidays and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

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Timber Boards Square Edged & Waney    Interesting Timbers 1997 before digitial photographs     Can't see what you want ask us/Tiger Oak Table Top

Timber Grading & Selection       We are a working Sawmill

News From The drying Shed

Book matched


Difficult to find..
Rare, scarce and unusual

Alongside our general selection of kiln dried and air dried timber stock we have some stocks of Elm and Pippy Oak.

Timber Table Tops, Worktops, Desk & Bar..

Several Jointed Boards (Table & Counter Tops)Tulip 'tree' boards air dried

Large Sequoia slabs/boards  2"Pair of Sequoia table tops (sanded by hand)

Machining Services

In addition to our general machining services we offer a specialist 'extra wide' machining and planing service for furniture makers and designers. Extra Wide Machining: plane and flatten up to approximately 1.8 metres wide and just under 6 metres in length. Please ask if you think that you might be interested in this service.

Beams in-stock & cut to order

Beams in-stock & cut to order

Beams & Architectural Detailing

100K House

Bespoke Waney Edge seatWe were delighted to be featured on the 100K House Tricks Of The Trade: Interesting Timbers provided the Ash desk for Madelaine’s Creative Space Project and Ash for the wash stand, windowsill and shelves in the bathroom.