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Market Timbers stocks a number of external timber cladding products for both residential and commercial applications. Timber cladding is available in a variety of different profiles (ie; Shilap, V-Joint, Bevelled). Our Brooklyn warehouse stocks a number of these varieties in the more commonly used external species. Below is a list of most of the species we stock in Hardwood Cladding;

Market Timbers recommends applying a coat of oil to seal the timber cladding boards. We specialize in a Danish penetrating oil called WOCA It is a one coat external timber coating which will protect the timber from Australia’s harsh climate.

For further information or recommendations on either timber cladding or finishing products, please contact our office located in Brooklyn, Melbourne.




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Blackbutt Cladding


Dry Density: 900 kg/m³
Janka (Hardness) Rating: 9.1

Blackbutt is a commonly grown hardwood that has attractive colouring from cream to pale brown, sometimes with a slight tinge of pink. Its grain is usually straight and texture its medium and even.

A significant commercial species, Blackbutt is well regarded by foresters for the high quality of timber, easy regeneration and quick growth. Uses include making poles, railway sleepers, flooring, building framework, cladding, joinery, lining boards, furniture, woodchipping and cladding. Wood density is about 900 kg per cubic metre. The sapwood is resistant to attack by lyctus borers, the heartwood is yellowish brown to light brown.

Coarse textured, fairly straight grained, common small gum veins. Hard, strong, tough but not particularly difficult to work. Slow drying of mid to good levels of durability. Blackbutt timber is used in the flooring of Parliament House, Canberra.

Blackbutt


Standard Cladding Sizes:

80mm x 19mm
130mm x 19mm
Set Lengths are available with enough time

Standard cladding Grades:

Select Grade, Standard Grade, Feature Grade (limited stock)


Image below: Example of Blackbutt cladding;



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Grey Ironbark Cladding


Weight: 1090kg/m³
Hardness Rating (Janka): 14.0

Ironbark produces a stunning array of timber hues from pale brown to dark chocolate brown as well as dark red. The grain is usually interlocked, with a moderately coarse texture.

Grey Ironbark is reknowned for it's hardness, it is also a CLASS-1 timber meaning it is highly durable for both in-ground and outdoor use.

With a 14.0kN Janka rating, Grey Ironbark is considered one of the most hardest timbers available in Australia today. Please do not hesitate to contact our office for more information on this beautiful timber.

Grey Ironbark


Standard Cladding Sizes:

80mm x 19mm
130mm x 19mm
Set Lengths are available with enough time

Standard cladding Grades:

Select Grade, Standard Grade, Feature Grade (limited stock)


Image below: Example of Grey Ironbark cladding;



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QLD Spotted Gum Cladding


Weight: 950kg/m³
Hardness Rating (Janka): 11.0

Spotted Gum is an extremely adaptable and naturally strong timber which makes it ideally suited to numerous applications for both the commercial and private industries.

Spotted Gum was once predominantly used only as a structural timber, considering its natural aesthetics, durability and strength, its not surprising why Spotted Gum has grown to be one of Australia's most widely used timbers today.

Because of its significant durability and versatility, you will find Spotted Gum being used in a huge variety of applications. From structural components, to flooring, cladding, cladding, furniture making, landscaping, boat building, piers, poles, the list goes on.

Spotted Gum


Standard Cladding Sizes:

80mm x 19mm
130mm x 19mm
Set Lengths are available with enough time

Standard cladding Grades:

Select Grade, Standard Grade, Feature Grade (limited stock)


Image below: Example of Spotted Gum Cladding;



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