A warm brown coloured wood, highly gained and with a distinctive “partridge-breast” figure.

A warm brown coloured wood, highly gained and with a distinctive “partridge-breast” figure.

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You will find this material in: Cabinet A

Geographic availability
Origin / Location of manufacturing / Processing plant
Available from throughout the UK, this sample was processed in Dunfermline, Scotland
Application and typical uses of the product

Elm will last almost indefinitely when placed in water or below ground level (although it is not durable at ground level). This makes it ideal for the construction of fish ladders and sluice gates and other submerged structures

Breakdown of Product

100% timber

Thermal conductivity (k) W/m°C or Thermal transmittance (U-value) - W/m2°C (If applicable)
Is the resource Renewable or Finite?
Does the material need to be processed further or treated by the user
Buildability - how complex is installation? What skill level is required?
Moderately complex
Supplier Name
Scottish Wood
Main Contact
Jim Birley
Contact Address
Inzievar Woods Oakley Dunfermline Fife KY12 8HB
Telephone Number
Deconstruction and Re-use


Other companies that manufacture similar products

Association of Scottish Hardwood Sawmills - www.ashs.co.uk

Is this product certified?


Lifespan of materials if maintained correctly (years)

Depends on use and location

Availability - how easy is it to source the material

Limited - dwindling due to the effects of Dutch Elm disease