The Forest Log and Tool Store is a handsome garden structure and, now that winter is approaching, a very useful acquisition. Martyn Loach purchased one recently and here he explains how it is assembled.
Palmako are one of Europe's leading manufacturers of garden buildings of many different styles that all use high quality Nordic timber, and David Coton is pleased that GardenSite can now offer their new versatile and beautifully constructed product range..
Based in the Baltic state of Estonia, Palmako are surrounded by vast forests. The company is part of a group that take trees from their own plantations and then process the timber in the saw mills that they own all the way through to the final product.
This naturally means that quality control is second to none and Palmako also emphasize the environmental benefits of working with top grade timber that is renewable and processed with the minimum use of energy,
Kiln dried nordic spruce from managed forests is slow growing and hence highly durable. Its benefits are widely known and it's been used as a tough and long lasting construction material for hundreds of years.
Lightweight and very sturdy, Palmako timber structures are quick to install and offer great insulation and heat retention, this is in addition to looking highly attractive in the landscape.
They can have many uses, perhaps an additional room for a hobby or relaxation, a place to spend a pleasant afternoon or evening with friends or maybe used as a storage space.
Available in a variety styles, log cabins, summerhouses, pavilions and garages, all the structures are wind and rain resistant with foundations that are pressure treated.
Solid timber and tongue & groove floor boards are specified and windows are double glazed with safety glass. Door frames are laminated and door sills covered in stainless steel.
Quality is Palmako's main priority, they use the best raw materials, take advantage of advanced technologies and have a highly skilled workforce. That's why GardenSite is so pleased to be able to offer their exciting range.
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