We have the only machine of its kind in the UK; a Uniteam Covertek CNC machine which can offer a full detailing service to meet even the most stringent design tolerances. Send us your designs and we will review them and revert back to you within 48 hours.
Solid Wood Detailing
Large Feature Trusses
Complete component house packs for Timber Frame, SIPs and Masonry builds
Post and Beam construction
3D effect on sheet materials
Full design suite and engineering facilities
Machined detail sections for SIPS manufacturers
Joist packs for Timber Frame and Masonry
Bridge works for windfarm access and marina specifications
Supply of all ancillary fittings and metal work in stainless, painted and galvanised steel
Log Cabin Detailing
Large section sizes
Our in-house capacity is 12.5m x 450mm x 200mm but we can outsource much larger sections locally. We have 6-8 trucks arriving each month from central Europe, allowing us to regularly supply bespoke glulam requirements and significantly reduce transportation costs.
State of the art Moulder
We have a Weinig Powermat 2400 CNC Moulding machine, the first in the UK! This revolutionary piece of high-tech equipment not only produces standard industry profile detailing, but now also offers a new generation of infinitely variable timber profiles.
Cladding, Decking and Skirting Profiles
Riven effect texture surfaces to cladding and decking
12m length capacity
Corner, architraves and hand rail detailing
Sizes up to 200x300mm
Finger-jointed 12m lengths
Glenalmond Timber has made a £1.3million investment in a Grecon Dimter structural finger jointing facility, enabling finger jointing to lengths of up to 12m +/- 2mm and we are accredited to manufacture finger jointed timbers in C24, C30 and C40 structural grades.
We take regular stress graded carcassing timber and cut into lengths between 1.8m and 3.0m then re-join. In order to prove that the joint is structurally sound, we use our calibrated test rig in Methven in accordance with CATG accredited factory process controls. The joint itself can be 2-3 times stronger than the original timber, and being cut into shorter lengths prior to joining helps to eliminate bow and twist which is always a problem in longer lengths.
We can supply structural graded finger jointed timber in any sections up to 75mm x 275mm and in grades from C16 up to C30 ex-stock. Our production line can cut any length up to 12m and we can also precision end trim +/- 2mm any length required e.g. 9.135m. Finger jointing removes waste incurred by cutting down standard lengths to non-standard and thus reduces cost, labour, waste and disposal on site.
For non-structural applications such as external or internal cladding, finger jointing allows us to price large cladding or decking projects in a fixed lump sum instead of per m2 plus 10-15% for waste. For the first time our clients can specify any length they wish for their projects without including a waste factor for standard available stock lengths. This can be up to 20% depending on landed stock available at any given time which, with hardwood or clear softwood projects with fire retardants, can amount to a significant saving. We are currently producing finger jointed cladding in Scottish Larch, Cedar, Siberian Larch, Douglas Fir, English Oak and Sweet Chestnut.