External Timber Suppliers
Timbersource are a leading online timber merchant in the UK, supplying external timber to the joinery, carpentry, construction and building trade at competitive prices.
Here in the UK we aren’t so lucky with the climate, but that doesn’t stop us from taking pride in our gardens, especially in the summer! Cladding, decking, railway sleepers, fencing and beam structures can be kept traditional, modern or natural and each look depends on the customers preference which will enhance the outdoor area aesthetically.
Timber that can be used externally:
(click on the links below to view more information about each specie):
|Western Red Cedar|
|American White Oak|
|British Western Red Cedar|
American White Oak
Very popular for interior joinery, furniture and kitchens. Thinner boards are price competitive but this may change for boards over 50mm thick. Grade mainly FAS but also #1cmn & btr in 25mm thick is often used by volume furniture producers.
American Western Red Cedar
Works easily with hand and machined tools, very durable, lightweight, long lasting and has high resistance to warping and twisting. Very popular for cladding, decking, joinery exterior, fences, gates, gazebos and much more.
British Western Red Cedar
Contains frequent small knots, is light in weight and is moderately durable. Very popular for cladding.
European Douglas Fir
Can be glued, nailed and screwed, is moderately durable and has the same strength as Green Oak timber. Very popular for heavy construction, interior and exterior joinery and much more.
Has high strength properties, medium bending, low stiffness and shock resistance. Very popular for heavy structural use, cladding, joinery interior and exterior, furniture, flooring, decking and much more.
Saws, machines and finishes well, has good overall strength and low shock resistance. Very popular for cladding, joinery exterior, flooring, decking and much more.
West African Idigbo
Has excellent strength properties, works easily with hand and machined tools and is moderately durable. Very popular for joinery exterior and interior, decking, furniture, flooring and much more.
West African Iroko
Works fairly well with most tools and has excellent strength properties. Very popular for joinery exterior and interior, cladding, decking and much more.
West African Sapele
Sapele is moderately durable, works fairly well with hand and machined tools and is a hard and heavy timber. Very popular for interior and exterior joinery, furniture, flooring and much more.
West African Utile
Utile is moderate in hardness and weight. It has medium bending strength and is not recommended for steam bending. Very popular for joinery interior and exterior, furniture, decking and much more.
West African Wenge
High in strength, stiffness and weight. It is moderate in hardness and has good bending properties. Very popular for joinery interior and exterior, flooring and much more.
Has excellent overall strength and weather resistance and is hard and heavy. Very popular for heavy structural use, decking, flooring and much more.
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