01761 241333

Interesting Timbers

...2022, our team is working to select & supply your  timber...

...Mail order and pallet delivery and collection by appointment only...

...We select the timber for you; this keeps our costs down, a saving we pass onto you which means you pay less for our timber... 

...Over 36 years' experience of cutting, drying, selecting and selling interesting timber...

...We are craftsmen and craftswomen, joiners and artists, experienced furniture makers, we fully understand our customers’ requirements on all levels...

Closed Days

*Closed on Thursday 8th August 2024

*Closed 23rd December 2024 until 3rd January 2025

*We always have some closed days coming up during the year and we are always closed on Bank Holidays and at the weekend

On closed days emails will be monitored but may not be answered straight away.

On closed days answer machine messages will not be monitored until we return to work.


Email Enquiries to us David & Catherine

We prefer to keep things straightforward by using one email address.


Interesting Timbers
Wells Road, Emborough, Somerset

Tel:  01761 241333

Some enquiries will take longer to reply to as we have a large volume of timber in stock so it can take quite a bit of time to move the timber stacks and look at all of the timber in order to select a board with your sizes, timber grading and characteristics finding those boards that are just right for your project takes time.

We will need to email you, we may not be able to confirm availability straight away or pricing over the phone (some patience on your side may be required)

Email -quoting

Your email enquiry is important to us; we do receive high numbers of emails and calls, we aim to respond within 1-3 days.

On some occasions it may take longer than this to reply, please remember that we will be looking at boards to find 'the one or many boards/slabs', just right for you.  If your project requirements are detailed and specific and if enquiry demand is high, this process may take up to 7 days.

Instagram & Facebook & TikTok

We communicate by email, we do not communicate with clients via Facebook or Instagram or TikTok.  Due to the volume of enquiries we receive on a daily basis these accounts are used to occasionally post images of our Interesting Timber and Timber Products only.

Rural Broadband & emails

If you haven't received an email response within a few days please call our office as we are happy to help you and to check that your email has been received.

Timber Yard 

David and Catherine are working with the team at Interesting Timbers, Monday to Friday, preparing orders for parcel and pallet delivery and collection by appointment.

Interesting Timbers since 1986 Mail order and pallet delivery and collection by appointment only...

We select your timber for you...

 For over 36 years our clients have asked us to select timber to their specification, for delivery or collection by appointment and this is the only way we can operate safely.

...Our team is working to select & supply your timber and bespoke timber items...

We prefer emails; all calls to our office are answered by our efficient and friendly office staff.  Our office staff may not be able to answer all telephone calls immediately so please leave a message and you will receive a return call.

Our Timber

We select the timber for your project for you.

Timber for delivery, David and Catherine are operating for orders for parcel and pallet delivery.

Collection by appointment, please contact us by email for details of how you may be able to arrange collection by appointment.

COVID/Flu etc.- Safe System Of Work. We work to HSE Health and Safety Policy and Safe System of Work and to meet our insurance obligations. We select the timber for you, this keeps our cost down which means you pay less for our timber.  

Office, we work:

Monday to Friday

From 9:30am to 5:00pm, we use one email adress to keep things simple.

Contact: 01761 241333

Our working hours are not the same as on our website during hot and cold weather.

Yard, we work the following hours selecting your timber, machining your timber and making bespoke items for you.

Monday to Friday-8:30am - 4:30pm

Our working hours are not the same as on our website during hot and cold weather.

If you call 01761-241333

On the odd occasion our office staff are unable to take your call straight away please leave a message on our answering machine as your enquiry is important to us.

Our answering machine

If you telephone us on a Saturday or Sunday please leave an answer machine message as the office and Yard are not open at the weekend and we will get back to you when we are back at work on Monday.

Changes to working times

We usually work Monday to Friday, the yard team occasionally works away from site or may be undergoing staff training at these times our Yard Staff will not be available to discuss your project or an order you have placed. On these occassions, as always, you are welcome to talk to our office staff, Catherine is always happy to speak to you.

Changes to our general working hours are always posted on this page. Our working hours are not the same as on our website during hot and cold weather.

Bank Holidays and Christmas

Interesting Timbers Yard and Office is not open at the weekend or on bank holidays we also close at Christmas time and are closed on Good Friday, Easter Monday and New Year's Day.



A life time working with timber !

'...Quality means doing it right when no one is looking...'




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Delivery-we are happy to select your timber and dispatch it by Parcel Carrier or Pallet Haulier, for all deliveries charges will apply.

Local trade’s people please contact us by email for details of how you may be able to arrange collection by appointment.

We are located on the B3139, on the Mendip Hills about 1.5 miles from the A37, on the left as you head towards Wells in Somerset.

Distance: We are above the historic city of Wells in Somerset which is a 10 minute drive away. Bath and Bristol are also only a short distance from our yard, 16 miles drive by car. We are 14 miles from Castle Carey and Frome. Bruton is also accessible by a short journey of 12 miles as is  Glastonbury, London 2 1/2 hours.

We are fortunate to be surrounded by beautiful country side, pretty villages and historic areas.

David, B.Eng (hons)

Working Sawmill, we cut & dry our own timber

 David Enjoying Coffee

Coffee in Wells...


The family team after a hard day's work