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Specialist Softwoods

When you are looking for the highest quality timber grade with minimum knots to provide the very best appearance on your next project, Robert Duncan has all the answers.

Our range of specialist timbers is available in various sections or machined to suit your particular requirements.

 

THERMOWOOD (Radiata Pine) 

Radiata pine is an excellent choice for an outer cladding product. Thermo- treatment provides the wood with quality characteristics. it improves the decay resistance, weather resistance and thermal insulation properties of the wood. In short, the usability life of Thermowood is several times longer compared to untreated wood. 
 

SIBERIAN LARCH

Siberian Larch is a very versatile softwood. Slow grown, it is a dense and durable product making it ideal for cladding, weatherboard and decking applications. In addition, we keep stocks of British Larch and both are very pleasing in appearance and make welcome additions to our range of specialist softwoods.
 

WESTERN RED CEDAR

A very durable timber with character which lends itself well for a number of external applications, such as exterior cladding, greenhouse and conservatory manufacturing.
 

PITCH PINE SELECTS

This is a strong and durable timber used for ship building, decorative beams and heavy constructional work, with smaller kiln dried sections being used for flooring and quality joinery works. A timber of good appearance and characteristic grain.
 

CLEAR DOUGLAS FIR

This is a timber of good strength and durability and is available in merchantable and clear grades.  Kiln dried, clear sections work well in both internal and external joinery applications.