Wood in Marine

Marine Kayak

We stock a large range of products directed at the Marine industry

Yellow Cedar

  • Very durable timber
  • Stable
  • Commonly used by major marine manufacturers in New Zealand

Finger-jointed Cedar

  • Ideal for plugs for hull and deck moulds
  • Ideal for cleats, etc
  • Great for hidden forming work
  • Cheaper than Cedar clears
  • 6.3M Lengths

Malaysian Kauri

  • Stable
  • Lightweight
  • Takes a marine glue well
  • Commonly used 

NZ Silver Beech, maple flavoured

Botanical Name: Nothofagus menziesii
Other Names: Maple Beech, Southland Beech
Origin: New Zealand
  • Overview
  • Basic Info
  • Technical


Price (1-10): 3


Availability: Available ex-stock in sizes from 100x25 to 200x50mm, 65x65 and 75x75mm squares availabel on request.
Stocked: Yes


Primary Suppliers: Lindsay and Dixon
Resource Certification: FSC


Durability Above Ground: Moderately Durable


Density Air Dry: 550 - 580 kg/m3


Shrinkage Radial: 2.6 %
Shrinkage Tangental: 2.7 %


Stability Kiln Dry: Stable
Stability Green: Prone to shrinkage and distortion

Mechanical Properties

Modulus of Rupture: 79 MPa
Modulus of Elasticity: 10.2 GPa
Max Crush Strength: 38 MPa
Comp Strength Perp to Grain: 5 MPa
Shear Strength Parallel to Grain 8.6 MPa

Phone our sales team on (09) 620-0260 or Email us anytime, we'd be happy to help.