Oak fireplace beams are our speciality, nevertheless, since our humble beginnings in 2011, we have grown our product range and now manufacturer a variety of high-quality handmade products we’re proud to put our name to.
We source and import timber ourselves, maintaining control of the entire process. This allows us to obtain excellent quality timber and ensure it is milled from sustainable, managed woodland. On top of that, we can offer exceptional value for money! We usually maintain a speedy turnaround with our typical dispatch time of between 3-5 working days for oak fireplace beams and shelves.
Traditional Beams are one of a handful of UK suppliers providing such a comprehensive range of oak beams. Whether you’re looking for a small oak fireplace beam or large quantity of structural beams for a restoration project, we’re confident we can provide the perfect solution for you.
Most of the beams we import are air-dried for 1-3 years making them suitable for a number of interior projects. Cracks, splits and knots of some of the distinguishing features that can be present in air-dried oak.
Sawn oak beams have a dark and weathered appearance that can vary depending on where the beam is positioned in the pack.
Planed beams, however, are far lighter in colour as the weathered surface is removed. The planed surface practically finishes ready and may only need light hand sand.
We are of course one of the UK’s leading suppliers of oak fireplace beams. We offer a truly comprehensive range of fully finished beams suitable for installation above your wood-burning stove.
We have a range of oak shelves handcrafted beautifully in our North Yorkshire based workshop.
We have both character grade kiln-dried European oak and air dried European oak.
Each oak shelf goes through the same rigorous process as our beams resulting in a truly amazing transformation. From raw oak slabs to stunning finished oak shelves.
As with our oak fireplace beams, our shelves come in a wide range of colour finishes and size options. In addition to our standard sizes, we also offer a fully bespoke made to measure service so get in touch to discuss your requirements.
Traditional Beams supply oak briquettes as a great alternative to firewood.
Oak briquettes contain a greater calorific value than coal. This means they’re a fantastic fuel option for lighting your stove as they deliver a huge amount of heat in a hurry. Great for your stove and the environment!