The British Woodworking Federation is the trade association for the woodworking and joinery manufacturing industry in the UK.
We have over 500 members drawn from manufacturers, distributors and installers of timber doors, windows, conservatories, staircases, furniture, all forms of bespoke, interior and architectural joinery as well as suppliers to the industry. The woodworking sector as a whole is a £3.8 billion industry operating at the heart of UK manufacturing.
The Federation strives to provide the best possible service to our members and to ensure that service represents the best value for their subscription fee. Central to the BWF is our Code of Conduct, against which all members are audited. We believe this is the basis of our success in recruiting and retaining quality members; it drives us on towards achieving our ambition to be the trade association of choice for every woodworking enterprise in the UK. Our focus is on ‘Building it Better with Wood’, promoting the inherent advantages of wood and helping our members to achieve more around our themes of healthy, sustainable, productive and safe ways of working.
The BWF is also a community and brings together individuals and companies within the industry to share problems and experiences and find solutions together. We offer regular opportunities for members to rub shoulders with their competitors and suppliers, whether formally in our technical and market focused meetings and working groups, or informally at BWF Social events.
The BWF Code of Conduct sets out the principles of good practice for a woodworking or joinery business.