How To

Looking for some help with your WoodBlocX project?

You're in the right place! We have a wide variety of videos and articles below to help you get started with your build, but if you would prefer to talk to someone you can always call us on 0800 389 1420

Take a look behind the scenes of our latest video

WoodBlocX structures are renowned for looking good and are ideal to use in place of railway sleepers, wooden boards and even bricks. Looks aside, one of the main benefits that our customers find is our structures are really easy to build, enabling them to update their gardens quickly without having to spend hours with complicated [...]

How to Build a WoodBlocX Raised Bed Planter

WoodBlocX timber raised beds, an easy to build solution for your garden. In this video Lee takes us through how he went about building a raised veg planter for his garden.

How to fit the capping to your WoodBlocX

The key thing to make sure you don't damage your WoodBlocX is to use one of the spare BlocX or a spare bit of wood to hammer on the capping. This makes sure you don't dent the capping when your fitting it. All you need to do is start at one end of each piece [...]

The WoodBlocX instruction pack

We supply all our kits with a set of clear building instructions, just don't forget to take them off your pallet when it arrives.

The right tool for the job – 2lb lump hammer

The 2lb lump hammer is a real winner when it comes to hammering in those dowels. It's much more effective than a claw hammer and feels great in the hand.

What if I can’t get my Dowel to go into the WoodBlocX?

Sometimes people can have a little bit of bother getting the Dowels to go in flush with the WoodBlocX. But if you use a little bit of soapy water, it can take away the extra friction stopping the Dowel going all the way in. Don't forget to also make sure you have the WoodBlocX up [...]

Quick tip to speed up your WoodBlocX build

WoodBlocX are a quick and easy way to bring your garden to life. Allowing you to create raised beds, ponds or retaining walls as well as a whole host of other creations. The slowest part is digging the ground to get the first row straight and level. Once this is done it is a simple [...]

How to fit your L plates to your WoodBlocX

  In a WoodBlocX construction – from a raised bed to a retaining wall - the capping and the BlocX beneath it both have a joint at the corners, and these corner joins are susceptible to opening slightly over a period of time and leaving a small gap in the corner capping. The steel L-plates devised by WoodBlocX solve this problem [...]

How to use your Dowel Cutters

Forget that saw when you have one of these little beauties dowels are no match. Get the perfect cut every time by following these simple steps. Remember to chop off the dowels on the third notch down so you can get the capping to fit.

How to fit your WoodBlocX together

  Although WoodBlocX are really simple to put together, they can be used to build strong and long lasting structures for both private gardens and communal areas. Once installed, they are also super-easy to maintain. The building instructions cannot be easier. First of all make sure your BlocX are the correct way up with the big hole [...]