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Friday, 27 September 2013
'Wood is Good' Design Competition launched by AJ Laminated Beams Ltd to celebrate FSC Friday

AJ Laminated Beams

Design something in wood using Glulam Beam offcuts.

How do enter the competition?
Design something on paper with an explanation of what it is or does. Send your design in with the entry form (which you can download below). Please make sure your design is within the the ‘Typical sizes of Glulam available’ (typical sizes of Glulam available are 45mm, 65mm, 90mm, 115mm, 140mm wide 225mm, 333mm, 270mm, 315mm, 360mm, 405mm, 450mm, 495mm high Up to 2 metres long).

What is Glulam?
Glued laminated timber, also called Glulam, is a type of structural timber product comprising a number of layers of dimensioned timber bonded together with durable, moisture-resistant structural adhesives. By laminating a number of smaller pieces of timber, a single large, strong, structural member is manufactured from smaller pieces.

Please see the website for further details on AJ Laminated Beams' Glulam Beams:


  • Up to 10 years of age - Let your imagination go!
  • 10 to 16 years of age - design something that is useable
  • over 16 years of age - design something that is useable

AJ Laminated Beams will make the winning design in each category. You will win £100 of gift vouchers of your choice. Your  school/college will win £200.

Closing date
31 October 2013.

Terms and Conditions
Open to UK residents only.  The judges’ decision is final.

Further Information
For further information, please visit or email info at point uk

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