From April, 2016

The Life & Times Of A Tree

Part 1 One of the things we often get asked here at Certainly Wood is where our logs come from. People worry that we go around cutting down vast swathes of woodland, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. Forests and woodlands need managing – without input from humans, trees would not flourish and…

The Shack Revolution

Whilst brothers Rich and James Manning are at the forefront of Herefordshire business The Shack Revolution, it’s very much a family affair with their parents, uncle and even dogs Rupert & Bear all part of the team. The Shack Revolution began as a Shack Bar on wheels, constructed from wood and clad in corrugated steel.…

Dogs & Real Fires

We’re all dog lovers here at Certainly Wood and thought you’d enjoy seeing Ivy & Myrtle enjoying a roaring fire. We’d love to share pictures of your pets soaking up the warmth of an open fire or wood-burning stove. Please send them to [email protected] marked ‘Pets & Real Fires‘.

Famous Fireplaces

Traditionally, the hearth has always been at the heart of any home when fireplaces were the focus of family life. In each issue of Woodlore, we’re going to take a peek at some of the world’s most famous fireplaces – both real and imaginary. In this first issue, we’ve decided to find out more about…

S’mores Outdoors

If you are like most people, and find yourself with lots of left-over pieces of misshapen chocolate eggs after Easter and don’t really know what to do with them, we have the answer. Build yourself a fire in the garden using Certainly Wood’s kiln-dried logs and make yourself some S’mores. For those of you who…

Spring Clean Your Garden

Spring cleaning always conjures up images of Mole in Wind In The Willows. All that cleaning and painting soon gets him down and he escapes to the pleasures of the great outdoors. But don’t forget your garden needs a bit of TLC after those winter months to get it back on track. We’ve looked at…

The Golden Log Award

We’re all about buying British here at Certainly Wood and we want to support anyone out there who is a champion of products made in good old Blighty.  In fact, we’ve decided to create an award called the Golden Log. So if there’s anyone you know who deserves to be recognized for their dedication to…