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 

Vitex

COMMON APPLICATIONS
Decking
Decking
Decking

Vitex is a creamy-grey to light greenish coloured durable hardwood. It planes and machines well and is easy to cut across the grain. A good finish can be obtained and it has good bending qualities.  GET A QUOTE
Botanical Name: Vitex cofassus
Origin: Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea
  • Overview
  • Basic Info
  • Technical

General

Seasoning: Seasons well with little degrade providing stacks are weighted and fillets/stickers are closely spaced.
Working Qualities: The timber planes and machines well and is easy to cut across the grain. A good finish can be obtained and it has good bending qualities. Holds nails well without pre-drilling.
Uses: Decks, rails, cross-arms, bridge and wharf decking, boat-building.
Price (1-10): 1

Availability

Stocked: Yes

Supply

Primary Suppliers: VETE (Village Eco Timber Enterprise)
Resource Certification: Eco-Timber

Durability

Durability Above Ground: Durable

Density

Density Air Dry: 750 kg/m3

Shrinkage

Shrinkage Radial: 1.8 %
Shrinkage Tangental: 4.1 %

Mechanical Properties

Janka Hardness: 7.3 kN
Modulus of Rupture: 113 MPa
Modulus of Elasticity: 14 GPa
Max Crush Strength: 64 MPa

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