Choosing Meat

Throughout Great Britain you will find the widest possible variety of cuts and joints of meat. This is the result of a partnership. The farmer rears the kind of stock the butcher demands, and this in turn is dictated by his customers’ preferences. There are regional variations in cutting carcases of meat, and the names … Read more

Checking For Faults When Buying Timber

Where timber is to be used for furniture or any other function where strength and appearance are important, it is essential the best available material is purchased. A reputable timber merchant will allow you to select wood from stock to suit your own requirements and you should always take advantage of this; never buy timber … Read more

Purchasing Timber For DIY Woodwork

Buying your materials Timber is now commercially cut and sold in metric measurements, in centimetres and millimetres – in most countries. However, feet and inches are still most widely used and acceptable in purchasing timber in others. The change-over to metric measurements has also meant that certain sizes (in inches) are no longer automatically available … Read more