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Meet the Team: Lajos Varga

Meet the Team: Lajos Varga

How long have you been working for Buckland and what do you do?
I’m a carpenter and I’ve been working at Buckland Timber for nearly seven years, but I’ve been a carpenter for 34 years…

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A Timelapse Tour of the Factory

A Timelapse Tour of the Factory

One of our favourite things to do is to show customers around the factory.
As that isn’t possible right now, so we put a GoPro on a stick and went for a wander to give you a 35-second timelapse tour of our space in Devon.

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The Story of William Blight

The Story of William Blight

One of the founders of Buckland Timber, William Blight, officially retired in March of last year. He has a busy, wonderful and fascinating life story and career history with wood.

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CLT versus Tongue & Groove

CLT versus Tongue & Groove

CLT versus Tongue & Groove sounds like someone who could be in line for this year’s Christmas number one.
But we’re talking mass timber panels.

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Meet the Team: Antonio Savinelli

Meet the Team: Antonio Savinelli

How long have you been working for Buckland and what do you do? 
I’ve been working here since October 2018 and I’m a Structural Engineer. I mainly do design, reports, site surveys and technical advising…

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Buying timber from Tom or Fred down the road

Buying timber from Tom or Fred down the road

It feels like we’ve come full circle with locally grown timber. When we set up the business in 2012, we had the best of intentions of making all our glulam out of locally grown but at the time there only seemed to be a few customers who cared about this…

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Meet the Team: Brent Dicks

Meet the Team: Brent Dicks

How long have you been working for Buckland and what do you do? 
I’ve been here for seven years, from the beginning. It started off with Robin and myself making beams, just the two of us.  Now there’s 13 of us and I run the shop floor, managing all of the production from the carpentry to making the beams…

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