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We stock a large range of products directed at the Marine industry

Yellow Cedar

  • Very durable timber
  • Stable
  • Commonly used by major marine manufacturers in New Zealand

Finger-jointed Cedar

  • Ideal for plugs for hull and deck moulds
  • Ideal for cleats, etc
  • Great for hidden forming work
  • Cheaper than Cedar clears
  • 6.3M Lengths

Malaysian Kauri

  • Stable
  • Lightweight
  • Takes a marine glue well
  • Commonly used 

Macrocarpa

COMMON APPLICATIONS
Decking
Decking
Decking
Decking
Decking
Decking

A low to medium density softwood, originally from California and introduced to NZ in the mid 1800’s, planted mostly as shelterbelts. The heartwood is moderately durable, and is light golden brown in colour.

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Botanical Name: Cupressus macrocarpa
Origin: New Zealand

General

Seasoning: The timber needs to be air dried well before kiln drying to avoid collapse and internal checking.
Uses: Typical uses include T&G panelling, exposed beams and rafters, and landscaping applications including large end section pergolas.
Price (1-10): 3

Availability

Availability: Available ex-stock in sizes ranging from 100x25 to 200x50mm.
Stocked: Yes

Durability

Durability In Ground: Perishable/Non Durable
Durability Above Ground: Moderately Durable

Density

Density Air Dry: 485 kg/m2

Shrinkage

Shrinkage Radial: 1.6 %
Shrinkage Tangental: 3.3 %

Stability

Stability Kiln Dry: Stable
Stability Green: Prone to shrinkage and distortion

Mechanical Properties

Janka Hardness: 2.8 kN
Modulus of Rupture: 78.4 MPa
Modulus of Elasticity: 7.6 GPa

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