Timber Joinery: The Perennial Favourite

Since the Industrial Revolution, a number of natural and man made materials have been used as replacements for timber joinery products. Whilst some of them do have some advantages over timber, nothing yet has been able to replace timber. There’s just something about natural timber that makes...
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Written by Rob Schneider

Interior Designing with Timber Doors

From front door designs to patio timber bifold doors and all the timber detailing in between, timber and interior design go hand-in-hand. While a fresh coat of paint is the cheapest way to improve the appearance of an interior, timber doors and windows are arguably the most cost-effective way to...
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Written by Rob Schneider

Timber Carpentry and Joinery is Tops

Architecture and Design magazine reports that the World's tallest timber building 'tops out' in Melbourne. According to the article, the 32 metre, 10 storeys tall Forté residential building at the edge of Melbourne’s Victoria Harbour has been constructed entirely out of Cross Laminated Timber (CLT), a timber building product that has the structural strength of concrete and steel.  All the timber used in the project came from managed forests. According to estimates, using this material reduces carbon emissions by 1,400 tons as compared to using concrete and steel. This is a point Allkind Joinery has been making for years: timber windows and doors are better for the environment than aluminium, which harms the environment during the smelting process. read more hers