Having A Sustainable Christmas!

When I started my woodworking career back in 2004 I decided from the beginning there was too much waste in industry and wanted to be as efficient as I could be with my materials from the very start. Fast forward 18 years – lots of hard work, sweat, many highs and lows, we are here […]

Little Wings Initiative

Little Wings was an initiative set up by myself (Ben) here at Brindley Timberworks with the intention of reintroducing nature into children’s lives, and also showing support for our great local community. Through our Little Wings initiative, we donated 2 birdboxes to 25 nurseries and primary schools within the Peak District and High Peak area. […]

Featured Projects #1 – Giant Wooden Pencil Planter

Previous Next Drawing from Previous Experience Being a joiner you can quite often get ‘drawn’ into making the same kinds of things week in week out. However, over the last year, it’s been so much fun creating such a varied portfolio of work. Well, you’d think it was varied until Sarah from Stationery Supplies in Wilmslow […]

Warmth, Waste and Light

Workshop wood burner

The High Peak is a wonderful place to work and having a workshop at over 1100ft up is very scenic but there is one huge draw back, THE COLD!!!!!!!!

Why the Change?

In the workshop setting out

So, for those who don’t know me, my name is Ben and I’m a joiner but I’ve not always considered myself to be one. At the start, back in 2004

It isn’t just Wood!

Timber FSC PEFC workshop

Many customers ask about the sustainability of the timber I use and care that it is ethically sourced. But what does this really mean?