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    Square-edge cladding

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    Green oak sawn square edge | VSE1 British larch square edge | VSE1

    Square-edge cladding boards are simple 25mm sawn planks available in a range of widths which can be overlapped to form horizontal cladding or used vertically to form Yorkshire boarding or open-board cladding. Generally, square-edge cladding boards are supplied green (wet) with a sawn finish although the boards can be planed smooth if required. All cladding species are available for this profile although we do not recommend finger-jointed oak and sweet chestnut.

    Technical Specification

    Profile name Square edge
    Profile code VSE1
    Appearance Rustic
    Surface finish Sawn (planed smooth on request)
    Orientation Horizontal or vertical
    Location External only
    Length Random lengths from 2.0 – 6.0 metres, depending on specie.
    Dimensions
    Depth Overall width
    25mm 100mm
    25mm 125mm
    25mm 150mm
    25mm 175mm

    Boards may vary in each dimension by +/- 3mm.25 x 100mm

    Profiles VSE1
    Species
    Available in
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    Western red cedar Accept-icon
    Siberian larch Accept-icon
    Canadian western red cedar Accept-icon
    Jointed oak Delete-icon
    Jointed sweet chestnut Delete-icon
    Green oak Accept-icon
    Green elm Delete-icon
    When to fix September to March
    How to fix Face fix only. Two nails per board / batten
    Batten thickness 50mm
    Batten spacing 400 – 500mm
    Nail length 65mm
    Further information Click here for further fixing advice
    *It is important to consider the potential dimensional shrinkage and movement of green timber. Depending on the species, boards may shrink by 10% over the first two to three years as the wood dries. If exposed to hot, dry weather before or soon after fitting, boards are likely to cup, warp and split. The best time to fit cladding is in the autumn or winter.
    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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