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Timber Species

Timber Grades

Clears

Our highest quality grade which is ideally suited for uses where a long length clear finish is required.

Due to its light colour and clean appearance, Clears grade requires a minimum of processing to achieve an excellent finish.

Specifications
Knot free on two faces and two edges.

Drying
Kiln drying 8% - 12%

Sizes
25 x 75-100-150-200-250-300
38x 75-100-150-200-250-300
50 x 75-100-150-200-250-300

Lengths
1.8m - 6.0m

Clears 2

Clears 2

A very high grade that has one face, suited for uses where a long length clear finish is required and the other face is concealed. Also requires a minimum of processing to achieve an excellent finish.

Specifications
Knot free on one face and two edges.

Drying
Kiln drying
8% - 12%

Sizes
25 x 75-100-150-200-250-300
38x 75-100-150-200-250-300
50 x 75-100-150-200-250-300

Lengths
1.8m - 6.0m

Dressing Grade

Dressing Grade (Furniture Grade)

An excellent grade for use where clear boards do not provide enough natural character. Dressing grade still has fine appearance, but features tight knots and small bark or resin pockets along the better face. Excellent recoveries are achievable as this grade can be used in its entirety.

Specifications
Knots will be live on the best face and less than 1/2 of the width. Cone holes may be present in the occasional piece.

Drying:
Kiln drying 8% - 12% Sizes: 25 x 75-100-150-200-250-300
38 x 75-100-150-200-250-300

Lengths:
1.8m - 6.0m.

Fingerjointing provides greater stability than solid large dimension lumber pieces which can be prone to distortion. These boards meet structural requirements NZ/AUS service class 3.