Hardwood

Intro Text: Hardwood is most commonly used for flooring, but can also be used for cladding, panelling, construction, fencing, boats, outdoor decks, and the manufacturing of high-quality furniture.
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Product Type Overview Hardwood is most commonly used for flooring, but can also be used for cladding, panelling, construction, fencing, boats, outdoor decks, and the manufacturing of high-quality furniture. It works well in residential and commercial projects, and can be used for indoor or outdoor application. Hardwood timber generally has a higher density than softwoods, which gives them enhanced durability and strength. Popular hardwoods include Ash, Pink Beech, Red Oak and White Oak. Our store holding on these items is limited, Foresta can order on demand. Contact our product specialists...

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Structural Timber

Intro Text: Pine timber that is graded as S5 and S7 complies with certain stress grades, which relate to specific load bearing strengths as per the SANS (SABS/SATAS) certification.
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Product Type Overview Pine timber that is graded as S5 and S7 complies with certain stress grades, which relate to specific load bearing strengths as per the SANS (SABS/SATAS) certification. Foresta has permission to use the SATAS (South African Technical Auditing Services) logo on its solid and finger-jointed structural pine timber. As the name suggests, structural timber has a wide variety of applications this including the construction of roof trusses and frames for timber homes, cabins, sheds, stages and decking bases. Because of its application, structural grade timber has minimal...

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Saligna

Intro Text: South African produced Saligna ‘grandis’ timber boards are derived mainly from the Eucalyptus grandis, with smaller volumes from E. Saligna. The local plantations are FSC-certified and managed on a sustainable basis.
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Product Type Overview South African produced Saligna ‘grandis’ timber boards are derived mainly from the Eucalyptus grandis, with smaller volumes from E. Saligna. The local plantations are FSC-certified and managed on a sustainable basis. Saligna timber is yellow, pink, or pale red to brownish in hue; straight-grained and open textured, giving it a smooth finish. The hardwood is moderately durable and fairly resistant to decay and termite attacks. In terms of workability, this versatile general purpose wood is easily ripped, cross-cut and planed with the correct...

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Meranti

Intro Text: Meranti is a versatile hardwood with many subspecies, sources and uses. Meranti is the commercial name applied to a large variety of different hardwood species of the genus Shorea, which is produced and exported worldwide mainly from Malaysia.
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Product Type Overview Meranti is a versatile hardwood with many subspecies, sources and uses. Meranti is the commercial name applied to a large variety of different hardwood species of the genus Shorea, which is produced and exported worldwide mainly from Malaysia. Meranti is a popular choice because of its strength, flexibility, durability and its relatively 'moderate' weight. It also has good workability characteristics, including good nailing, glueing and finishing properties. The timber itself is typically a pink to dark reddish brown. Dark Meranti tends to have poor steam-bending...

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Black XXX

Intro Text: Timber graded as ‘Black XXX’ (Black Cross) is generally used for the same applications as industrial and crating, as well as structural. However, this grade does not make the S5 specification or grading.
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Product Type Overview Black Cross (BXXX) is timber that does not meet the structural timber grade due to one or more defects, for example low density, knots or wane. This timber is commonly used for industrial packaging, building crates and re-enforcing boxes. Sizes / Product Dimensions 38 X 38 Lenght: 3m & 6.6m 38 X 114 Lenght: 3m & 6.6m 38 X 152 Lenght: 6m & 6.6m 38 X 228 Lenght: 6m & 6.6m 50 X 76 ...

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