European Douglas Fir Timber Cut to Size

European Douglas Fir timber cut to size using an inaccurate measure will often require further work when it arrives with you. At Timbersource, we understand that those delays are unacceptable, so you can use our cutting calculator to ensure that we deliver European Douglas Fir timber cut to size using your exact specifications.

All you need to do is enter the required machining method and dimensions, and we’ll make sure your order is made to measure in our private mill and machining shop. We use our 160 years of combined experience to make sure that every piece is of the highest quality.

Ordering European Douglas Fir Timber from Timbersource

Part of our European Softwoods range, European Douglas Fir is imported as a fresh sawn, merchant grade of timber, and is often used by the construction industry. Ordering European Douglas Fir timber from Timbersource will provide you with a wood with a large ratio of sapwood to heartwood. It can be graded up to C24 and sawn to any dimension up to 600mm, with lengths up to and above 10m. The colouration of the heartwood varies between pinkish-red to a darker reddish-brown, with creamy flezes throughout the timber.

Ordering European Douglas Fir timber from Timbersource is a perfect choice for anybody requiring a wood with notable sound, heat, and electrical insulation qualities, in addition to natural fire retardancy. It also machines well, takes glue, nails and screws satisfactorily, and dries easily with minimal shrinkage. The heartwood and sapwood are both permeable. Overall, this is a strong, stiff timber which possesses low shock resistance properties.


What is European Douglas Fir?

European Douglas Fir timber is from an evergreen coniferous tree imported as a fresh sawn, merchant grade of timber predominantly used for all construction purposes. It carries a large percentage of sapwood to heartwood but can be graded up to C24 and sawn to any dimension up to 600mm and lengths up to and above 10m.

The heartwood varies from a pinkish-red colour when freshly milled and settles down to darker reddish-brown colour in time, although does also have creamy flezes throughout the timber, the sapwood is a pale cream colour and is not to be confused with the varying colours in the heartwood.

European Douglas Fir timber is a fantastic insulator for sound, heat and electricity and a poor conductor of heat. It also possesses natural fire retardancy.

Timbersource are a leading online softwood timber merchant in the UK, supplying European Douglas Fir timber to the joinery, carpentry, construction and building trade at competitive prices. To Contact Us click HERE

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