Douglas wood is one of the hardest European coniferous species and has a durability class of 3. Douglas-fir is not suitable for use in the ground; the wood should be placed above ground level. This type of wood has a red colour with flames, which gives it a warm appearance. The core of the wood is red and the sapwood is light of colour.
The poles of Tuindeco are sawn 4-ex logs. By sawing the poles 4-ex the poles remain straighter, show less heart cracks and contain less sapwood.
- Aartificially dried to approx. 18/20%.
- Luxurious appearance.
- Less chance of mould and resin stains.
- Less chance of warping and more dimensional stability.
- No finely sawn parts, less chance of splinters.
Finely sawn timber:
- Finely sawn Douglas fir is fresh wood, which means that the chance of mould is greater. The wood is treated with an anti-fungal agent to reduce the chance of mould and is ventilated naturally.
- Rough/coarse appearance
- The chance of cracks is increased by the action of the wood
The Douglas wood is carried out in the following article groups within the assortment of Tuindeco:
- Construction wood
- Garden fences
- Do-it-yourself shelters
- Modular roofs
- Windows and doors