We hear the phrase joinery banded about in the world of refburbishments and house building in general. There are also the suppliers of timber products for very specialist cabinet making projects. An amazing range is available from the hardwood timber range including seasoned and green oak timber; european kiln dried. And these days there are substantial stocks of tulipwood also known as american poplar; maple, ash, cherry, walnut as well as the more commonly known african species of hardwoods. This last group include idigbo, sapele, iroko. The best suppliers ensure they buy from sustainable forests and have their own mills and machine shop to enable them to carry out any re-sawing, cross-cutting or other forms of planing, profiling or sanding that the product needs – thus saving the customer a great deal of time and quite frankly, their expertise is worth paying that little bit extra for. Wood is a divine material to work with but little slips in accuracy are costly and cannot always be rectified within time or budget.