Softwoods contribute around 80% of the worlds lumber production. Softwood timbers come from coniferous evergreen forests that grow in cold climates like the Baltic states ( Scandinavia & Northern Russia ), Canada and North America. Softwoods grow much quicker than hardwoods. Our softwood ranges from clear grade Douglas Fir and Western Red Cedar through to Scandinavian Redwood & Whitewoods.
A extensive range of softwood include:
Colour - Dark chocolate brown to salmon pink, matures from reddish brown to silver-grey ( a commonly sought after by architects ). Its grain is straigh and has a coarse texture.
Use - shingles external and internal joinery, summer house's, conservatories, weatherboard, TG&V profile cladding, shed manufacturing and beehives.
Sizes - 100mm x 50mm | 150mm x 50mm | 200mm x 50mm | 150mm x 75mm | 150mm x 100mm | 150 mm x 150mm | 300mm x 100mm | 94mm x 18mm | TG&V cladding | 150mm x 18mm shiplap ( weather board )
Lenghts- 1.8m to 4.5m
Colour - Also know as Oregon Pine, light reddish-brown shade, clear timber or baulks of large dimensions.
Use - Construction work, boat building, internal & external joinery.
Sizes - 150mm x 50mm | 150mm x75mm | 150mm x 150mm | 300mm x 75mm | 300mm x 300mm
Lenghts- 3.9m - 6.6m
Colour - Reddish or purplish brown with an interlocked grain. An open texture due to the larger sizes of the pores. Strenght is comparable to European Beech.
Use - High quality joinery, cabinet work, boat building and furniture .
Sizes - 25mm | 32mm | 38mm | 50mm | 63mm | 100mm
Lenghts- 1.8m to 5.4m
We at Timberireland.ie & PanelDepot.ie carry a stock range from all the major manufacturers with next day delivery and no minimum order.
CEO, Keith McMahon