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The Final Push…

Since we ceased trading in October, we have gradually been disposing of any remaining stock and items before we are due to vacate Penn Farm Studios by 18 December. There are still some items that need to find homes, so here’s a quick update of what ‘s got to go… We have two LDV convoy […]

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simple raised beds

heres a couple of raised beds made by one of our customers @MandyPrintmaker: We supplied cut the timbers to the customers requirements – all they had to do was put them together – Raised beds are easy to make from affordable reclaimed timber.  The posts here are 3×3″ (75mm x 75mm) and the sides are […]

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Reclaimed timber decking!

Hi, I thought I’d send you a pic of the finished decking! The wood came up better then I expected with the oils in the wood creating a really nice finish once sanded right back. Thanks again for all you help! This happy customer used reclaimed roofing battens (£0.25 per linear metre) to make this […]

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Chicken or rabbit house

Here’s a great example of the kind of things people can make from our reclaimed wood… Our friend Alex sent us this picture with the following details: Many thanks for helping out with the timber for this project. materials cost = £20 13mm chicken wire netting (2 metre)  –  £3.86 Lift-off hinges (x1 pair)   –  […]

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Community compost bins

Three community compost bins, sited by the allotments in Lolworth village, are now available for use. It is hoped these will reduce the amount of compostable material that goes on to bonfires whilst producing good quality compost for use on the allotments. Cambridge Wood Works provided a number of large pallets for this community project. The pallets […]

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Live Green, Shop Green

Here’s some photos of our stall at this event held at the Grafton Centre. That’s Gordon, the green gorilla, checking out our stall.  The event was a great way for us to tell people about us and what we do, as well as selling some of the products made by our creative team. Also at […]

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Where Wood Works

Tuesday February 22nd 2011 – Cambridge Evening News From an inauspicious start blowing up the school woodwork room, David Ousby now finds himself running Cambridge Wood Works, a successful social enterprise. JENNY CHAPMAN reports

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Cambridge University Press

We went to Cambridge University Press and helped them assemble bird boxes and bat boxes at lunchtime today. Despite the cold there was an enthusiastic turn out! We started with the ‘Kent’ bat box – a relatively simple kit designed by the Wildlife Trust. This box should be placed on sheds or outbuildings in sunny […]

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