Our premium exterior cladding and weatherboard system made from imported sustainable Japanese cedar is the perfect alternative to Western Red Cedar.
Grown in the cold climate and fertile soils of Japan, our Japanese cedar is a world class, sustainably harvested and highly durable timber ideal for withstanding the extremes of the New Zealand climate.
Kiyama Cladding is a completely natural product with no toxic glue or lamination required. Used for centuries in Japanese architecture – its a proven, sustainable alternative to inorganic, carbon-intensive engineered products.
Horizontal bevel back – 140x20mm / 110mm cover
Vertical shiplap – 135x20mm / 110mm cover
Japanese cedar ( Cryptomeria Japonica )
World class planting and management systems in place.
PEFC (pending) and GOHO certification
Naturally durable with no additional harmful chemicals or treatments. Minimum 15 year service life as per NZBC
320-384kg/cm3 ( @ 12% M.C )
All SUGI timber is carefully graded into specific categories, each grade offers a unique aesthetic and level of natural defect appealing to different types of architecture. Sound tight knots and naturally occurring defects are permissible and adhere to NZS 3602
Prominent growth rings, variable colour and feature defects
Warm reddish brown and light red Hues and dark streaking
1.3% ( green to 12% M.C )
3.5% ( green to 12% M.C )
Premium and feature tight knot
All SUGI timber is supplied kiln dried. 12-16% at time of dispatch
ioka natural timber oil. Every order is pre-coated prior to dispatch.
3m, 4m, 4.8m, 5.8m
50mm, 75mm, 100mm , 150mm and 200mm
25mm, 40mm, 50mm, 75mm and 100mm ( any size available on request )
Dressed, band sawn, wire brushed face, yakisugi ( charred )