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The Table below shows the common cladding species used in the UK, their origin, an image and classification into hardwood, softwood and modified. For a more a larger selection and detailed information on the some of the most readily available commercial species please visit the Gallery page:Timber Species Gallery – Search and find your wood here

 

Species or Common NameImageHardwood, Softwood, ModifiedOriginUse
European OakCommon Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoHardwoodEuropeInternal and External
Sweet ChestnutCommon Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoHardwoodEurope / EnglandInternal and External
SapeleCommon Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoHardwoodAfricaInternal and External
IrokoCommon Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoHardwoodAfricaInternal and External
MerantiCommon Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoHardwoodAsiaInternal
GarapaCommon Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoHardwoodSouth AmericaInternal and External
American White AshCommon Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoHardwoodNorth AmericaInternal
European White AshCommon Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoHardwoodEuropeInternal
American Black WalnutCommon Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoHardwoodNorth AmericaInternal
American Hard MapleCommon Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoHardwoodNorth AmericaInternal
Tulipwood / PoplarCommon Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoHardwoodNorth AmericaInternal
Obeche / AyousCommon Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoHardwoodAfricaInternal
Idigbo/Framire/AyousCommon Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoHardwoodAfricaInternal and External
Steamed Beech / Pollmeier- BuabucheCommon Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoHardwoodEuropeInternal
English / British OakCommon Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoHardwoodGreat BritainInternal and External
ElmCommon Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoHardwoodEuropean / BritishInternal and External
Accoya - Radiata Pine (Clear) New Zealand
Accoya
Common Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoModifiedOceaniaInternal and External
Thermowood Redwood D - e.g Lunawood or equivalentCommon Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoModifiedScandinaviaInternal and External
Kebony Clear ( Radiata / Southern Yellow Pine)
Kebony
Common Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoModifiedNorwayInternal and External
Kebony Character
(Scots Pine)
Kebony Cladding
Common Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoModifiedNorwayInternal and External
Lignia Brasilica
New Zealand
Lignia Cladding
Common Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew Goto
Lignia Brasilica
ModifiedOceaniaInternal and External
Lignia Charcola
New Zealand
Lignia Cladding
Common Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew Goto
Lignia Charcola
ModifiedOceaniaInternal and External
Lignia Bavarian
New Zealand
Lignia Cladding
Common Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew Goto
Lignia Bavarian
ModifiedOceaniaInternal and External
Lignia Tuscany
New Zealand
Lignia Cladding
Common Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew Goto
Lignia Tuscany Image
ModifiedOceaniaInternal and External
Abodo Vertical Grain
New Zealand
Abodo Vulcan
Common Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoModifiedOceaniaInternal and External
Brimstone Ash (various Ash/Sycamore/Poplar) Thermal modificationCommon Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoModifiedBritishInternal and External
Scots Pine / European Redwood (Untreated)Common Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoSoftwoodEurope/ ScandinaviaInternal
Spruce / Whitewood (untreated)Common Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoSoftwoodEurope/ ScandinaviaInternal
Siberian LarchCommon Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoSoftwoodRussiaInternal and External
Western Red Cedar
(Imported)
Common Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoSoftwoodNorth America
West Coast Canada
Internal and External
Western Red Cedar
( British / Home Grown)
Common Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoSoftwoodGreat BritainInternal and External
Southern Yellow PineCommon Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoSoftwoodNorth AmericaInternal
HemlockCommon Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoSoftwoodNorth AmericaInternal
Douglas Fir (clears- Imported)Common Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoSoftwoodNorth AmericaInternal and External
Douglas Fir (character-Home grown British)Common Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoSoftwoodGreat Britain Internal and External
European/British Larch( Scottish/ Welsh/English)Common Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoSoftwoodGreat BritainInternal and External
European Redwood Treated - Microshades / BrownCommon Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoSoftwoodEurope/ ScandinaviaInternal and External
Spruce / whitewood TreatedCommon Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoSoftwoodEurope/ ScandinaviaInternal and External
Western Red Cedar
(Imported) Shingles 5X Blue Label and ridges
Common Timber Cladding Species used in the UK Andrew GotoSoftwoodNorth America
West Coast Canada
Internal and External

 

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