WHY ROUND IS NO LONGER SQUARE

Yorkshire Post - Property - - PROPERTY -

THE Bivouac shacks were in­spired by the tra­di­tional tim­ber fram­ing re­vival hap­pen­ing across the coun­try and de­signed us­ing the round wood tim­ber fram­ing tech­nique. The term round wood is a ref­er­ence to the wood used for the frames be­ing left “in the round”, which not only cuts out the waste­ful in­dus­trial process of squar­ing the tim­bers but also means frames can come from cop­pic­ing a tree that will con­tin­u­ally re­grow.

Sam Hard­wick says: “We feel us­ing round wood tim­ber fram­ing pro­vides our guests with an an­ti­dote to the harsh an­gu­lar struc­tures we’re sur­rounded by in ev­ery day life

Bivouac Swin­ton, tel: 01765 535020, www.the­bivouac.co.uk

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