The Doorway:

To a career in timber

Welcome to the fast-moving, environment-positive world of wood and the timber industry’s careers website.

Careers in the timber industry can range from felling and harvesting trees to creating intricate and beautiful mouldings for windows, doorways and other applications. Or you could design the latest engineered product for the market. Or design a timber frame house. Or find yourself building one.

Whatever your interests, be it:

  • design

  • architecture

  • science

  • manufacturing

  • logging

  • teak patio furniture

  • journalism

  • PR

  • accounting

  • the environment

  • IT

  • sales

there’s a job to suit you.

Looking for a career idea? Why not try…

Career Profiles

Joinery apprentice

Woodbase Joiners apprentice Ryan Cassidy set his heart on working with wood when he was 13. Six years later he is now an award-winning joiner. Here he tells of his love of wood and how being a perfectionist makes him strive to be the best.

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