The ultimate versatile material.

Hardwood is the ultimate versatile material, with applications ranging from exquisite veneers and furniture, musical instruments, flooring, construction and boat-building.


It is a material of real beauty, available in countless combinations of species, specifications and colours.


Our Experience

Our experience in hardwood, gained over decades of meeting the exacting timber requirements of companies and individuals, is your guarantee of satisfaction.


Whatever your hardwood requirements, we’ll work with you to ensure that you get the most appropriate hardwood timber product at the best possible price.

Our Range

At Arnold Laver, we carry what we believe to be one of the widest timber and timber-based product ranges in the UK, and we pride ourselves on the high standards of our timber. We aim to be able to meet virtually any hardwood requirement from stock. When we can’t, we’ll source it specially. We also offer a full machining service and can supply everything from simple lengths of timber to intricate mouldings.


Hardwood We Can Supply

  • Accoya
  • Ash, American
  • Beech, European – Steamed
  • Beech, European – Unsteamed
  • Beech, European – Colour no defect
  • Cherry
  • Ekki
  • Elm
  • Greenheart
  • Idigbo (Emeri or Framire)
  • Ipe
  • Iroko
  • Jelutong
  • Keruing
  • Koto
  • Machined PSEs
  • Maple
  • Meranti, Dark Red
  • Oak, American Red
  • Oak, American White
  • Oak, European
  • Oak, French (Large Section – Beam)
  • Obeche
  • Sapele
  • Sweet Chestnut
  • Sycamore
  • Tulipwood
  • Utile
  • Walnut, American Black
  • Wenge

Advanced Laver Timber

Advanced Laver Timber (ALT) is an innovative range of engineered hardwoods from Arnold Laver.


Advanced Laver Timber’s carefully engineered multi-layer structure is designed and proven to outperform the properties of non-engineered timber. 100% FSC Certified, Advanced Laver Timber is better than nature intended.


The multi-layered construction provides ALT with stability and stress properties that far exceed those of non-engineered timber.


Advanced Laver Timber is made to measure, resulting in reduced waste and labour cost compared with traditional methods.

Quality Control

ALT is produced under stringent quality control procedures. Every batch is performance tested and samples are kept from every batch produced. Advanced Laver Timber is almost defect free.

Environmentally Friendly

Together with 100% FSC Certified timber and waste saving properties, Advanced Laver Timber products contribute to environmental sustainability. All ALT products are Western European manufactured for a minimised carbon footprint.

Why choose us

When you choose us as your timber supplier, we see it as the start of a long-term relationship and we’ll do everything within our power to earn your respect and retain your business.

Machining and Bespoke Manufacturing

As the timber experts, Arnold Laver has extensive in-house production facilities for the machining and manufacture of both hardwoods and softwoods. We have modern and well equipped factories located across several of our Depots, allowing us to provide an effective and timely service for a range of manufacturing requirements.


We are able to machine timber to the exact needs of our customers, usually on a short lead-time; whether it’s standard profiles for architrave and skirting, or bespoke components for manufacturing windows and doors.


Our range of saws ensures accuracy and flexibility when manufacturing to precise specifications, whilst advanced software helps to provide efficiencies that keep costs under control.

CNC Machining

A Biesse Rover 30 machining centre, together with the latest software, controls the drilling and routing processes for any CNC requirements; delivering accuracy and reliability time after time.


Door Servicing

Through our door servicing centres we provide a full design, manufacture and technical support service for doorkits and doorsets. We can supply a wide choice of veneers, apertures, glazing and sizes, including fire-rated doors.



We have a finishing facility that will allow us to offer customers a complete end-to-end service; cutting, machining and applying the spray finish to manufactured timber products.

Timber Treatment

We provide industrially applied preservative and fire retardant timber pre-treatments for both internal and external uses.


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