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Pole building consists of a quickly constructed building in which vertical poles are secured in the ground to serve as both the foundation and framework. R&B Timber Group, can provide building and fencing poles, of the highest quality. All our poles under go... Continue Reading

Thatching is the craft of building a roof with dry vegetation such as straw, water reed, sedge (Cladium mariscus), rushes, or heather, layering the vegetation so as to shed water away from the inner roof. It is a very old roofing method and has been used in both tropical and temperate climates.... Continue Reading

October 02, 2014

The following image tells you what to expect in the way of wood-boring insects. If left unnoticed, these small, but powerful insects can cause extensive and costly damage throughout your home. Keep this on-hand and, most importantly, keep your home safe.  

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Unfortunately, many greenhouses get squeezed into odd corners of the garden with little thought given to the placement and logistics. Before deciding where to place your greenhouse, carefully assess your property for a suitable site, looking for some important... Continue Reading

"The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness." - John Muir

Here are10 ways trees benefit our communities and improve our quality of life:

Sean McMillan has been creating wooden boats for as long as he has been sailing. His immediate and extended family sailed and McMillan was drawn to the construction of boats from an early age by observing, studying and understanding.... Continue Reading

Cameroon is blessed with a very rich cultural and ecological diversity. Camaroon's forest covers approximately 21 million hectares, which is almost half of its overall territory. Unfortunately Cameroon's forest is subject to serious problems such as... Continue Reading

Traditional Japanese structures are unique, with an emphasis heavily placed on craftsmanship, creativity and aesthetic appearance of the frame.

The traditional wooden construction of Japanese architecture is extremely detailed. Its perfect precision and... Continue Reading

How do forests grow in the desert? How is Israel the only country in the world with more trees in it now than there were 100 years ago? Watch this video and find out how they have done it.

Forests cover a third of our planet's land. They provide raw materials, maintain biodiversity, protect land and water resources, and play a role in climate change mitigation.

Here are the 10 countries with the largest forest area according to this source.

1. Russia - 7,762,602 km2 (2,... Continue Reading