01761 241333

Extensive Range of English Grown Timber

Glazed Oak Framed Garden Rooms and Extensions

Timber Drying in Kiln

Planed and Prepared Timber

Oak roof trusses ready for delivery

Solid Oak Floor Boards

Wood Turning Blanks

Oak Framed Porches

Oak Beams

Bespoke Oak Gates

Oak Framed Buildings

Timber lorry in the yard


Oak Framed Buildings

Oak Framed Carports

Sawmillers, Timber Merchants & Oak Framed Building Specialists Since 1986..... 31 years' experience of selling interesting timber


Interesting Timbers is a family owned and operated business, supplying quality Native Hardwoods and Soft Woods. For thirty-one years we have specialised in sawmilling 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 David and Catherine Simmonds the founders and owners of Interesting Timbers supported by other members of the team. We are happy to assist you with your bespoke and individual timber needs by supplying your 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. For planed and prepared timber to your list if you can't see the size you would like please ask.

We also supply Feather Edged Cladding, Fresh Sawn Waney Edge Cladding and Beams from stock or cut to order. Our Solid Oak Flooring, Oak Skirting and Kitchen Counter Tops and Table Tops are made to order. If you require Single Slab Table Tops or Bar Tops we are happy to discuss your individual requirements.

Oak Framed buildings from a simple porch to a complete home frame can be designed by David Simmonds B.Eng. (hons) Interesting Timbers specialises in Oak Framed Roof Trusses for barn conversion or new builds. We are happy to provide a design and supply of raw materials service for clients who wish to make their own Oak timber frame please ask  if you feel this special service may suit your needs.

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

Providing difficult to locate timber for: furniture makers, designers, hobbyists, artists, architects, builders, self-builders, DIY home projects, professional and amateur woodworkers, carvers and turners. Visitors to our yard are welcome during normal yard opening hours.

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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

Tiger Oak Table Top      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

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

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

100K House      BBC2... 

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.

Wide Planing Service

We offer a specialist machining and planing service for Furniture makers and designers.

Available from December 2017 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