Fireproofing standards

By |2017-12-07T22:20:27+00:00April 26th, 2017|Fire Proofing|

Keep your home and business safe and looking good with Terry Waters French Polishing fireproofing service. When undertaking this work it is important that you use reputable fireproofing companies such as TWFP. Fireproof contractors come in all shapes and sizes but only a few can produce a professional finish for your wooden floors and surfaces.

Tallest timber framed building axed

By |2017-12-07T22:23:25+00:00March 31st, 2017|Wooden buildings|

Plans for New York’s biggest timber-framed structure has been given the chop. The proposed plans would have seen a ten storey building built in Chelsea on 475 West 18th Street. This mass-timber structure would have been a first for the city.

How to clean stained hardwood floors

By |2017-12-07T22:25:30+00:00March 20th, 2017|Wooden floors|

Terry Waters French Polishing are the UK’s largest French Polisher. When it comes to maintaining wooden flooring, our size and experience is again our advantage. Here are some basic tips to help maintain your hardwood flooring, if the damage is a bit more than your willing to take on then please get in touch.

Car leather repair

By |2017-12-07T22:29:05+00:00February 27th, 2017|Leather Repair|

Did you know Terry Waters now provide car leather repair and restoration services? With our help, you can bring your car leather interiors back to life. Many of the skills we use daily can be transferred to car leather repair, such as stain removal, colour loss restoration, matching textures and mending general damage including cracks

Shaping wooden furniture with steam

By |2017-12-07T22:30:37+00:00February 13th, 2017|Wooden furniture|

Here at Terry Waters French Polishing we usually see the negative effects extreme heat and water has on wood, with white ring marks on table top surfaces the usual result. However, steam bending is a novel way in which wood designers can create unique wooden furniture. The process requires heat and moisture to be applied

Wood Design in 2016

By |2017-12-07T22:37:03+00:00January 3rd, 2017|Wood projects, Wooden buildings|

Here we review some of the biggest stories from the world of wood design and innovation during 2016. Sustainable wood used for 2016 Rio Olympic medal cases The wooden cases have been carved from freijó wood otherwise known as Spanish Elm, Ecuador Laurel, cypre and salmwood. As you may have guessed the wood is mostly

Work starts on Tokyo’s 2020 lattice timbered stadium

By |2017-12-07T22:38:41+00:00December 20th, 2016|Wooden buildings|

Construction work has begun on the Tokyo 2020 lattice timbered stadium, designed by Kengo Kuma, who was controversially selected over British-Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid. Hadid was let go from the job back in July, despite having worked on the design for over two years. Kuma was revealed to be taking over the project in December,

Trees killed by mountain beetles used in wooden construction

By |2017-12-07T22:40:08+00:00December 15th, 2016|Wooden buildings|

Michael Green Architects have built a seven-storey building in Minneapolis, with timber salvaged from trees killed by mountain pine beetles. In the United States more than 60 million acres have been destroyed by the insect. The number of beetles have increased due to global warming, reports National Geographic. The scale of the current epidemic is