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Western Red Cedar Shiplap Cladding
Western Red Cedar Shiplap Cladding

Canadian Western Red Cedar Shiplap Cladding has warm reds, browns and creams with few knots and uniform, straight lines.

1) Click to choose a Shiplap Cladding profile

IWC6 Ship-lap 145mm (135 face) x 19mm
IWC6 Ship-lap 145mm (135 face) x 19mm
IWC7 Ship-lap 145mm (128 face) x 19mm
IWC7 Ship-lap 145mm (128 face) x 19mm


2) We offer Western Red Cedar Shiplap Cladding in the following grade:

Clear & Better No.2 Western Red Cedar
Clear and Better No.2 is an extremely high grade with very few knots

3) How much Western Red Cedar Shiplap Cladding do you need?
Square Metres Linear Metres
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Supplied in lengths of 2.44m and longer
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Example Pricing
Priced from £60.86 ex. VAT (£73.03 inc. VAT) per square metre (Profile: IWC6 Ship-lap Cladding - Grade: Clear & Better No.2 - 1m 2)

Western Red Cedar Shiplap Cladding

We supply Imported Canadian Western Red Cedar shiplap cladding in the following two profiles:

  • IWC6 - 19mm x 145mm overall, with a 135mm face - For horizontal fitting
  • IWC7 - 19mm x 145mm overall, with a 128mm face - For horizontal fitting

Both of our shiplap profiles are designed to be horizontally fitted. The two profiles are different patterns with IWC6 giving you a 135mm face and IWC7 providing a 128mm face.

Our Canadian Western Red Cedar Shiplap cladding is only available in clear and better grade. This grade of timber is almost knot free and is one of the cleanest and modern timbers we supply. Its range of deep red through to pale orange colours is a sight to see and make this timber very desirable because it immediately catches the eye.

Without treatment the wood will turn silvery grey so to keep the vibrant colour of the wood we recommend that you coat your Cedar with a UV protection oil. If you are going to treat your timber you need to treat it before using it. This will help you apply an even coating and will garner better results.

We provide Canadian Western Red Cedar shiplap cladding in random lengths between 2m and 4m. If you would like exact lengths please give us a call on 01889 279 018 or talk to us on the chat to confirm we can supply those lengths before ordering. If we can get those lengths you can then specify them in the “Special Instructions” box on the shopping basket page before checking out.

Treatments

Be sure to read through our treatment information by clicking on "Treatment Guidance" above. It talks about sealing, preserving and protecting the timber from the sun's UV rays. Here are quick links to the products we recommend:

Canadian and British Western Red Cedar

Please see below some pictures of planed all round Western Red Cedar slats. Although they aren't pictures of cladding you will be able to see the colour difference between the Canadian and British Western Red Cedar which will help you to make a choice between the two.

Canadian Cedar

British Cedar

Fitting Guidance

Our fitting guidelines are designed to give you a starting point on how to fit your shiplap cladding and we recommend that you consult an expert fitter to advise on your actual scenario.

Be sure to read our treatment guidance as treatment needs to be applied prior to fixing your cladding

Breathable Membrane

Consult a fitter to determine if your scenario would require the fitting of a breathable membrane between your wall and the cladding. This membrane stops rain getting to the wall, but allows moisture to escape, helping to prevent internal condensation and mould that can come with it.

Treated Softwood Battens

Treated softwood battens (available from our cladding accessories pages) are most commonly used to fix to the wall (or on top of the breathable membrane) to then fix your cladding to. Shiplap cladding is to be fixed horizontally only, so your battens need to be placed vertically, at around every 600mm (60cm).

Fixing the Cladding

** Whether you use nails or screws, it's important that they are stainless steel, or silicone bronze ARS, so that the natural tanins in the timber will not corrode them. Never use iron nails for fixing timber.

The timber is designed to only be fitted horizontally with the start of the running lip across the width of the timber at the top. To stop your wood from splitting it’s best to pre-drill any holes and then hold the boards with the head of the screw.

You can also use nails, preferably ring-shanked for extra grip, and again stainless steel so they don't corrode. For lower-density species like cedar, consider using nails with larger heads so the cladding doesn't pull through.

As already stated, these are just ideas to get you thinking about installation and you should consult a professional installer before fitting your cladding as every scenario is different.

Treating Timber Cladding

For best results, cladding should be treated before it is installed to ensure application of the treatment on all sides and ends of the boards.

We recommend Wood Finishes Direct for all of your treatments. We have found them to be well priced and their telephone support and advice is second to none. We highly recommend giving them a call.

The following information is from Wood Finishes Direct in relation to treating timber cladding.

When it comes to treating your timber cladding, there are three areas of protection to consider.

  1. Sealing against moisture movement - Sealants are used to help prevent moisture entering the wood causing it to expand. Kiln dried timber like European Oak will definitely need to be sealed, and for other timbers it is highly recommended.
  2. Wood Preserver - Helps to prevent rot and protects the wood from insect infestation and mould.
  3. UV Protection - The ultraviolet rays of the sun slowly bleach external timbers. UV protection oil helps to keep the natural colour of your timber for longer and prevent it from turning silvery grey so quickly. Some people like their timber to weather and prefer the silvery grey look so it’s completely down to you.

The following links will take you straight to the products on Wood Finishes Direct's website:

Product to Seal and Preserve

To address Sealing and Preserving, they recommend applying one or two coats of "Wood Preserver Basecoat - Barrettine Premier Universal Preserver" before installation to seal against moisture movement and protect it from mould and insects.

Product to Protect from UV Rays

Then to optionally delay weathering, two coats of OSMO UV Protection Oil. There are different colours of OSMO UV Protection Oil available, with names like 'Cedar' and 'Oak', but these colours are to make other timber look like the stated species. We recommend the 420 clear version which interferes the least with the natural colour of your timber.

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Clear & Better No.2
Product Code: IW-18-24-44-9
Specify: Clear & Better No.2 Western Red Cedar Shiplap Cladding from iWood Timber

Some commonly asked questions

How long does the cladding take to deliver?

Because we are sourcing our wood based on demand to ensure the highest quality, delivery may take from 14 to 17 working days once your oder has been placed with us.

What are your delivery costs?

We calculate our delivery costs based on how far away you are from us, to get more information on this please check out our shipping costs page HERE.

How do I receive a delivery?

Our timber deliveries can sometimes be heavy, for this reason you'll either need your own equipment or available person-power to unload your delivery.

How do I place an order for cladding?

You can place your order online by working out your price above and adding your items to your shopping basket. You can then check out and your order will be processed securely and a confirmation email sent. Once your order arrives in our depot, we'll give you a call to arrange delivery.

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