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Marine Kayak

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

Teak Solid Timber

  • Genuine Burmese Teak
  • FEQ (First European Quality) and SuperPrime grades available
  • Crown and Quarter cut available
  • Widths from 100 to 300mm by 25 to 75mm thick

Teak Decking

  • Genuine Burmese Teak
  • Quarter cut
  • SuperPrime grade, suitable for super yachts
  • Available ex-stock in selected sizes/profiles
  • Custom profiles can be machined to order for boatloads

Veneers

  • Available with a Paperback or pressed onto Plywood
  • Matched to Solid Timber samples
  • Can source both Veneer and Solid Timber from the same mill for consistency
  • Sourced from a range of world-wide suppliers
  • Marquetry and Special layups available

BS1088 Plywoods

  • Range of thicknesses
  • Minimal core gaps Yellow Cedar
  • Very durable timber
  • Stable
  • Commonly used by major marine manufacturers in New Zealand

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 
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Vitex Hardwood Decking

Vitex is a creamy-grey to light greenish coloured, durable timber from the Solomon Islands that bleeds less than Kwila.

Trees are felled and milled by local communities and villagers are where we at Timspec source our Vitex, usually with portable mills. This approach massively reduces the impact to the forest and more money is returned to the local community. The communities aim to manage their reserves and a legal and sustainable product

The main disadvantage of this method is that it results in a shorter length spread.

Vitex Hardwood Decking 42 x 19

Species: Vitex

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Vitex Hardwood Decking 65 x 19

Species: Vitex

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Vitex Hardwood Decking 90 x 19

Species: Vitex

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Vitex Hardwood Decking 140 x 19

Species: Vitex

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There are no CAD drawings for this product.

Installation

For the correct installation of Timspec decking profles, please refer to the Timspec hardwood Decking Installation Manual in the Installation section of our Downloads page

Coating

Although not very common in New Zealand, coating your deck will extend its life. We recommend a minimum of one coat of a suitable exterior timber decking coating or oil be applied to all four sides plus cut ends of the decking prior to installation. Some species can be factory coated prior to delivery.

Maintenance

Cleaning

Annually cleaning your deck will help prolong its life, a light detergent that contains an anti-fungal agent is best.

Avoid using high pressure waterblasters or harsh chemicals.

Recoating

Any coating or oil applied may require subsequent recoating. Refer to coating manufactures maintenance schedule.

Winter

Removing any items that will trap water underneath them (furniture, pot plants, etc.) for the duration of winter will extend the life of your deck and help keep it looking great.



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