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Unit 106 Rainbow Industrial Park

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SW20 0FT
Ulrich Hansen
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Schotten & Hansen


Machines are no match to true carpentry craftsmanship. Traditional German woodworking techniques lie at the heart of our processes, complemented by advanced technology. Each item is brushed, smoked and coloured by hand. All the ingredients in our finish and care products are developed, produced and tested in-house.

CPD Material (2)

Multiple CPD formats
Nature Refined: Engineered Hardwood Flooring and Interior Joinery Solutions
From the tree to the tabletop, everything that happens to timber affects its lifespan as an architectural material. This CPD explores how time-honoured craftsmanship and modern technology can combine to create a surface that is sustainable, durable, regenerable and complies with legal and safety requirements. The CPD considers this in the context of each stage of production of engineered hardwood flooring and interior joinery. Case studies will explore the effectiveness of these treatments in-situ. By the end of the presentation you should have a greater understanding of:
- How the species and growing environment of the tree lead to aesthetic and structural differences.
- The requirements for legal and sustainable timber.
- Surface treatments and techniques that increase timber’s character, tactility, durability.
- The health and safety standards for timber surfaces.
- How the long-term maintenance of timber surfaces, including colour, can be enhanced by the use of natural regenerable surface treatments.

This CPD can be delivered to you live and remotely.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning
Material type: Seminar


Schotten & Hansen has CPD Materials in the following areas: -

RIBA Core Curriculum areas