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Speciality Timbers

MHS offers a range of speciality timbers to customers looking for particular specialist projects. The list below will help you find the right timber for your solution.

Softwoods

DOUGLAS FIR
This is a timber of good strength and durability and is available in merchantable and clear grades. Large sections lend themselves to heavy constructional use, while smaller kiln dried, clear sections work well in both internal and external joinery applications.

SIBERIAN LARCH
Larch is a very versatile softwood, because it is slow grown it is a dense and durable product making it ideal for cladding, weatherboard and decking applications.

PITCH PINE
This is a strong and durable timber used for ship building, decorative beams and heavy constructional work, with smaller kiln dried sections being used for flooring and quality joinery works.

QUEBEC YELLOW PINE
This species is sometimes referred to as White Pine, and is native of North America. It is a very stable timber and much lighter and softer than comparative redwoods.

WESTERN RED CEDAR
A very durable timber with character which lend itself well for use in a number of external applications such as exterior cladding, greenhouse and conservatory manufacturing.

 

Hardwoods

EKKI
Ekki continues to be popular as a specialist timber. Its appearance, durability and resistance to decay make it a popular species for a number of specialist construction uses.

GREENHEART
One of the strongest timbers commercially available today, in both large sections and long lengths. Greenheart is a very durable timber for use in a variety of constructional situations including both marine and heavy civil engineering projects.

OPEPE
A yellowish-brown hardwood grown in West Africa. Extremely strong, durable and resistant to decay. Opepe is widely used in heavy construction applications and in marine and jetty work.

 

MH Southern offer a range of speciality timbers to customers looking for higher quality materials for particular projects

 

We also offer full milling, treatment and strength grading facilities for all the timbers we supply. In addition our transport fleet has crane off load facilities.

If you require any further information on any of our specialist timbers, please contact our sales office on 0191 489 8231