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Glulam Timber Log Cabins

Glulam Log Cabins

Supplier Of Glulam Log Cabins Accross The UK

Quality is are the forefront of everything we do here at Timber Building Specialists. We pride ourselves on being able to deliver the highest quality products to our customers all across the UK. 



About Glued Laminated Timber

  • Glued Laminated Timber

    Glulam, short for glued laminated timber, is an engineered wood product, formed by bonding together multiple layers of timber with durable, moisture-resistant adhesives.

    Glulam log cabins are an innovative and versatile construction solution, offering both aesthetic appeal and impressive structural integrity. Timber Building Specialists, a leading provider of Bespoke Log Cabins, high-quality timber constructions, have vast experience in designing and creating glulam log cabins to suit a variety of purposes.

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    Exceptional Strength, Durability and Resistance

    The glulam process results in beams that boast exceptional strength, durability and resistance to warping, making them an ideal choice for creating resilient log cabins. With their commitment to using only the highest-quality materials and expert workmanship,

    At Timber Building Specialists, we are renowned for our ability to deliver exquisite and long-lasting glulam log cabins that can cater to various needs, ranging from residential properties to commercial buildings and leisure facilities.

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Glue Laminated Timber

One of the products we get most excited about sharing with our customers is our 90mm/120mm Glulam Log range. If that doesn’t sound too familiar to you then that’s ok, a glulam log in it’s the simplest form refers to ‘glued laminated timber’ . This refers to the process used to create these beams and the finished product is a log beam that is the crowning achievement of any log cabin. These beams are used to form the frames of our log cabins and can even be used as a decorative feature due to their unique and distinctive aesthetic once created. 

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Benefits Of Glue Laminated Timber

  • Enhanced Strength and Load-bearing Capacity
  • Increased Durability and Stability
  • Energy Efficiency and Insulation
  • Aesthetically Pleasing Designs
  • Eco-friendliness and Sustainability

Glulam timber offers an excellent alternative to traditional log cabin construction materials. The many advantages of glulam timber include enhanced strength, increased durability, energy efficiency, visual appeal, and eco-friendliness. These benefits come together to create a log cabin that meets the expectations of modern, environmentally conscious and design-savvy homeowners, without compromising on the timeless, natural charm of timber constructions.

Feel Secure In Your Log Cabin

A key benefit of glulam timber lies in its durability and structural stability. Due to the bonding process it undergoes, glulam timber is less affected by seasonal variations in temperature and humidity compared to traditional solid logs. This resistance to warping, splitting, and shrinking ensures that your log cabin is better equipped to withstand the test of time without compromising its structural integrity. Also, the lamination process creates a natural resistance to decay and rot, offering further protection and longevity to your log cabin.

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Extra Strength, Extra Insulation.

Our Glulam logs help enhance our offerings of bespoke log cabins and provide our customers with the highest standards of timber for their log cabin builds. To find out more about our Glulam log cabins and discover how they can benefit you please get in touch with one of our specialist timber building consultants. Our consultants are on hand to advise you on the best materials, accessories, and features for your log cabins as well as helping with any planning or building permissions.

UK's #1 Supplier Of Glulam Log Cabins

Driven by our passion for value and affordability, we are proud to be the UK's best supplier of Glulam log cabins, without compromising on the quality and craftsmanship that our clients have come to expect. We leverage our strong relationships with timber suppliers and our optimised construction processes to cut down on overheads, passing the cost benefits on to our customers. As a result, we can offer competitive pricing on our Glulam log cabin range, making our attractive solutions accessible to a wider audience. Furthermore, our commitment to reducing waste and using environmentally friendly practices ensures that our competitively-priced solutions do not come at the expense of the planet.

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Aesthetically Pleasing Designs

The use of glulam timber can greatly enhance the visual appeal of your log cabin. The lamination process allows for an almost blemish-free and uniform appearance, while retaining the natural beauty and charm synonymous with wooden structures. Furthermore, its inherent strength and resistance to warping enables you to construct log cabins with architecturally unique and ambitious designs. Glulam timber can thus express your personal style and creativity while maintaining the structural integrity of your log cabin.

Frequently Asked Questions


What is Glulam?

Glulam, short for glued laminated timber, is a type of engineered wood product that is manufactured by bonding multiple layers of timber with durable, moisture-resistant adhesive. The process of creating Glulam logs involves cutting, planning, and grading specific pieces of lumber, which are then layered and bonded under high pressure to create a strong and versatile composite material. Glulam is available in various shapes and sizes, making it ideal for a wide range of applications from load-bearing beams to architectural design elements.

Superior Structural Integrity in Glulam Log Cabins

As an increasing number of individuals recognise the benefits of eco-friendly living, the desire for natural, sustainable options in housing is apparent, and as such, Glulam log cabins have emerged as the modern alternative to traditional log cabins. One of the key reasons to choose a Glulam log cabin is its superior structural integrity, resulting from the enhanced strength and robustness provided by the layered timber construction. As a result, it offers unmatched durability and long-lasting performance, making it highly resistant to weather and wear over time. In comparison, traditional solid log cabins are more susceptible to shrinking, cracking, and settling, which affects their lifespan and may necessitate costly repairs.

Beauty and Flexibility in Glulam Log Cabin Designs

Beyond their exceptional strength, Glulam log cabins offer incredible aesthetic appeal with a wide range of design options to choose from. The process of creating Glulam layers allows for easier customisation and the versatility to be shaped into curved or unique forms, increasing the potential for highly personalised cabin designs. This enables homeowners to achieve their dream log cabin, tailored to their individual taste and blending harmoniously with the surrounding natural environment. In contrast, traditional log cabins often have a predetermined appearance with limited scope for personalisation due to the constraints of solid log materials.

Do Glulam Log Cabins Offer Enhanced Insulating Properties?

Finally, Glulam log cabins boast improved insulation capabilities when compared to their solid log counterparts. Due to the engineered nature of Glulam, the cabin structure prevents air and heat from escaping, resulting in efficient thermal performance and reducing energy consumption. This ensures a comfortable living environment during all seasons, with a warm and cosy atmosphere in winter and a cool refuge in summer. Traditional log cabins, on the other hand, often lack sufficient insulation in colder months and may require additional heating sources, which can be costly and less sustainable in the long term.

Are Glulam Log Cabins Customisable?

Customisable Features

When it comes to creating your ideal glulam log cabin, there are plenty of customisable features available to choose from. You can add porches and decks with comfortable seating areas to relax outside in nature's beauty, or you can select from a range of interior design options like fireplaces, rustic furniture pieces and attractive stone walls for added charm and visual appeal inside your cabin. Whatever style you choose for your glulam log cabin will make it truly unique!

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Eco-friendliness and Sustainability

One often overlooked benefit of glulam timber is its contribution to environmental sustainability. Being composed of smaller pieces of timber, it efficiently utilises parts of trees that may often be discarded as waste or unsuitable for construction. By using sustainably sourced timber in the lamination process, glulam production helps to preserve ecosystems and responsibly manage natural resources. Opting for glulam timber in your log cabin signifies a conscientious approach towards the environment, illustrating your commitment to preserving and protecting the planet.

Enhanced Strength and Load-bearing Capacity

Glulam timber offers unparalleled strength for log cabins. This engineered timber is made by bonding several layers of timber under high pressure with durable adhesives, resulting in a highly robust and resistant material. This strength allows for greater load-bearing capacity, making it an ideal choice for multi-storey log cabins or cabins with large span ceilings. The utilisation of glulam timber can also decrease the need for numerous supporting structures, contributing to more open and spacious interiors within your log cabin.

Increased Durability and Stability:

A key benefit of glulam timber lies in its durability and structural stability. Due to the bonding process it undergoes, glulam timber is less affected by seasonal variations in temperature and humidity compared to traditional solid logs. This resistance to warping, splitting, and shrinking ensures that your log cabin is better equipped to withstand the test of time without compromising its structural integrity. Also, the lamination process creates a natural resistance to decay and rot, offering further protection and longevity to your log cabin.

Customer Satisfaction Guarantee?

At the core of our business, we place the utmost importance on ensuring customer satisfaction. From the initial consultation to the final handover of keys, our knowledgeable team works closely with clients to understand their needs, preferences, and budgets. We then craft customised timber creations that meet their specifications and exceed their expectations. Our dedicated after-sales support is designed to guide our clients through any unforeseen issues that may arise, and our quality assurance measures guarantee that each Glulam log cabin constructed by us adheres to the highest standards of workmanship and functionality. Knowing that every home is an individual's most significant investment, we pledge an unwavering commitment to delivering timber buildings of the finest quality and value - a promise we bring to life with our customer satisfaction guarantee.