Whitewood Planed Timber

Machined from Scandinavian whitewood (Spruce) giving a good basic quality. • Competitively priced • Suitable for general construction where not seen or paint finish. Whitewood Planed Timber Frequently Asked Questions Q. What is Whitewood timber?A. Whitewood is a fast-grown Scandinavian... Read More

Machined from Scandinavian whitewood (Spruce) giving a good basic quality.

• Competitively priced
• Suitable for general construction where not seen or paint finish.

Whitewood Planed Timber Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is Whitewood timber?
A. Whitewood is a fast-grown Scandinavian timber usually Spruce, which offers a good basic quality and ideal for first fix use.

Q. What applications would Whitewood Planed Timber be used for?
A. Used for general construction where painted or not seen such as door linings, door stops and T&G floorings.

Q. What’s the difference between the Nominal size and Finished size?
A. The Nominal size is the actual size that the timber is machined from, and the Finished Size will be the size of the timber after any machining. For example, PAR timber that is 50x100mm Nominal size will have a finished size of 38x89mm once planed all round.

Q. What does PAR stand for?
A. Planed All Round – meaning that all edge and side surfaces have been planed.

Q. What does PSE Stand for?
A. Planed Square Edge – The timber has been put through a moulding machine to create true square corners. PSE is the ideal choice for internal joinery work.

Q. What are FSC & PEFC?
A. FSC is the Forest Stewardship Council and the PEFC is the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification. Both FSC and PEFC are committed to achieving the certification of forests to credible, independently verified standards of responsible forest management. Find more information on FSC and PEFC here.

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