Our Wootton Bassett showroom is open and you can book a visit to browse and select timber for your projects. We have covid-safety measures in place, and ask all visitors to wear masks indoors and outdoors on our premises.
We are still taking orders for cladding, beams, planks and flooring by phone and email. Please contact us to book your visit or continue to browse our site.
Being both durable and tough, oak hardwood sleepers are a versatile and cost effective choice for a wide range of landscaping projects. Sawn in our own mills oak sleepers come in a range of sizes and lengths to suit your project.
UK and France
1.8mt up to 3.0mt
Oak sleepers from Vastern Timber
The colour of oak is quite variable, ranging between pale yellow and dark brown. The surface of the sleepers is rough sawn. Ends will be trimmed but lengths will not be exact.
Oak sleepers will contain knots, surface splits and odd worm holes. There is no limit to defects providing the sleeper is sound. Because oak sleepers are of a lower grade, they are not suitable for structural applications.
When left outside the colour of the oak sleepers will change to a silver-grey.
Oak sleepers are hard and will require pre-drilling.
Oak contains tannic acid, which will corrode ferrous metals. All fixings used in conjunction with oak sleepers must be stainless steel. Tannic acid will stain any porous materials below the oak sleepers.
While the utmost care has been taken to provide accurate information, Vastern Timber shall not be held responsible for any consequences arising from any errors or omissions on this website nor for any damages resulting from the use of the information.
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