Tag Archives: carpenter

DIY or DFY

As we approach another Bank Holiday, and with the weather being very typical of the “British summer” (feel free to insert your own eye roll here!) many of us will be starting to consider making the most of the long … Continue reading

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Expansion of the Empire!

Forestrall Timber are delighted to report that they are opening a new branch, aimed at servicing Maidstone, the Medway Towns and beyond. What does this mean? Everything you can get at our Bean yard you will also be able to get … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Had A DIY Disaster?

There are mixed messages in the media about DIY. Sometimes it appears to be on the up, with DIY retail superstores posting ever higher levels of profit and yet in some newspapers and industry magazines DIY is cited to be … Continue reading

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We’ve said it before, but where is summer?

We know that everyone is saying the same thing, and perhaps you don’t want to hear it anymore, but seriously, what has happened to summer this year?  We have now passed the Summer Solstice so the reality is that the … Continue reading

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Bank Holiday – Friend or Foe?

How do you view the Bank Holidays? Are they a welcome relief from the relentless five day week, an opportunity to sneak in an extra lie-in and a much needed third day off? Or, as is often the case with the self … Continue reading

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Carpentry Career Overview

As we approach the time when the senior years at school go off on study leave, ready to face their exams and start thinking about their next move we thought we’d put together some details about carpentry as a career. … Continue reading

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A Carpentry Career Begins in School

CDT class probably made you fall in love with working with tools, and for those of you not as long in the tooth as me, that’s Craft Design Technology!  Some of you may simply have known it as Woodwork, and I’m … Continue reading

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