Shiplap is a machined cladding profile for external timber cladding applications. We can machine a range of shiplap profiles for both face fixing and hidden fixing.
All dry wood species
Shiplap Cladding from Vastern Timber
Supplied by Vastern Timber firstname.lastname@example.org
Random lengths from 1.8mt – 3.5mt+ depending on specie
Availability dependent on specie
How to fix
VSL1, VSL2 – face fix only. One fixing per board/batten
VSL3 – Hidden nail through the tongue. One fixing per board/batten
Begin at the bottom, ensuring that the first board is level, with the lap that is adjacent to the wall, pointing upwards.
It is important to leave an expansion gap of 2mm between neighbouring boards. Join ends of boards on a batten.
Treated softwood. 35mm thick x 50mm wide
400 – 600mm
Stainless steel ring shank nails.
50mm for face fixing
40mm for hidden fixing
When to fix
Year round. Ideally September to March
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