Knowledge bank

Below is a list of the latest knowledge from Qwood. Click on any one to see further details.

By Sam OSullivan / July 6, 2022

Gowercroft: Manufacturing Timber Windows and Doors with Qwood

Qwood Profiles Machining glazing bars and beads for windows and doors can be very labour-intensive, while only contributing towards a...

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By Tim Hayes / January 25, 2022

Qwood Fitting Videos and Fitting Guides

Qwood Sliding Sash Beads Fitting Videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9r1tTX_xMtA&t=29s Click here to download fitting guide parting and staff bead https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wcZHfE0yI3o&t=11s Click here...

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What do other Joineries think about Qwood?
By Tim Hayes / December 23, 2021

What do other Joineries think about Qwood?

Don't take our word for it. Listen to what other joineries have to say about Qwood. On this page you'll...

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How do I work with Qwood?
By Tim Hayes / December 22, 2021

How do I work with Qwood?

Use Straight Out of Box Qwood is a complete ‘out of the box solution’. The moment Qwood arrives it is ready to use....

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How do I use Qwood?
By Tim Hayes / December 22, 2021

How do I use Qwood?

Use Qwood in the same way you use timber. That means you can fix Qwood with nails, screws and adhesives...

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What colours is Qwood available in?
By Tim Hayes / December 22, 2021

What colours is Qwood available in?

Qwood is supplied in its natural colour for painting. The natural colour of Qwood reflects the wood flour that goes...

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What security standards can Qwood be used to obtain?
By Tim Hayes / December 22, 2021

What security standards can Qwood be used to obtain?

Qwood has been used in windows and doors that have achieved the following security standards: BS 7950: 1997 Secured By...

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Where is the wood from in Qwood? Do my window beads come from a sustainable source?
By Tim Hayes / December 22, 2021

Where is the wood from in Qwood? Do my window beads come from a sustainable source?

Qwood takes sustainability seriously and is committed to the long term protection of the environment. For this reason, all the...

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How fire resistant is Qwood?
By Tim Hayes / December 22, 2021

How fire resistant is Qwood?

Timber beads in fire doors have long been viewed as one of the weakest parts of a fire door. By...

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What is a bolection mould?
By Tim Hayes / December 22, 2021

What is a bolection mould?

A bolection mould is a moulding which projects beyond the face of a frame or panel, usually found in doors...

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