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Vulcan Cladding - Flatsawn

Abodo's premium weatherboard product made using FSC® certified New Zealand plantation timber, thermally modified for superior beauty and durability.

A renewable alternative to Western Red Cedar, Vulcan is New Zealand’s first carbon negative feature timber.

The thermal modification process used in its production results in a stable timber with low moisture content - meaning it won’t warp, cup or bleed.

This also makes Vulcan Cladding - Flatsawn suitable for coating in dark colours, even in warm climates. Create clean lines using various profiles, including vertical shiplap and bevel back.

With a variety of coatings, finishes and profile options, Vulcan is perfect for bespoke architectural aesthetics and applications.

As the thermal modification process is preservative and chemical free, it is also safe and effective for interior applications and joinery.

Vulcan is manufactured with a patented process resulting in an engineered vertical grain orientation that reduces cracking and enables stable weathering long term.

Environmental Product Declaration and Declare Red List Free certified, each square metre of 20mm thick Vulcan Cladding stores 9.74 kg of carbon.

Carbon stored in Vulcan Cladding

Finish + Colour

Click on each flatsawn colour swatch to see how the colours weather over time.

* Colour variation may occur due to variation in the natural substrate. Colour may change/fade as part of the weathering process.


Vulcan Cladding Bandsawn Finish in Protector Ebony

Vulcan - Flatsawn, Ebony

Vulcan - Flatsawn, Ebony

* Colour variation may occur due to variation in the natural substrate. Colour may change/fade as part of the weathering process.

Vulcan Cladding Bandsawn Finish in Protector Ebony

This video shows Vulcan - Flatsawn, Ebony Finish weathering over a 12 month period.

Vulcan Cladding Bandsawn Finish in Protector Graphite

Vulcan - Flatsawn, Graphite

Vulcan - Flatsawn, Graphite

* Colour variation may occur due to variation in the natural substrate. Colour may change/fade as part of the weathering process.

Vulcan Cladding Bandsawn Finish in Protector Graphite

This video shows Vulcan - Flatsawn, Graphite Finish weathering over a 12 month period.

Vulcan Cladding Bandsawn Finish in Protector Walnut

Vulcan - Flatsawn, Walnut

Vulcan - Flatsawn, Walnut

* Colour variation may occur due to variation in the natural substrate. Colour may change/fade as part of the weathering process.

Vulcan Cladding Bandsawn Finish in Protector Walnut

This video shows Vulcan - Flatsawn, Walnut Finish weathering over a 12 month period.

Vulcan Cladding Bandsawn Finish in Protector Teak

Vulcan - Flatsawn, Teak

Vulcan - Flatsawn, Teak

* Colour variation may occur due to variation in the natural substrate. Colour may change/fade as part of the weathering process.

Vulcan Cladding Bandsawn Finish in Protector Teak

This video shows Vulcan - Flatsawn, Teak Finish weathering over a 12 month period.

Vulcan Cladding Bandsawn Finish in Protector Natural

Vulcan - Flatsawn, Natural

Vulcan - Flatsawn, Natural

* Colour variation may occur due to variation in the natural substrate. Colour may change/fade as part of the weathering process.

Vulcan Cladding Bandsawn Finish in Protector Natural
Vulcan Cladding Bandsawn Finish in Protector Straw

Vulcan - Flatsawn, Straw

Vulcan - Flatsawn, Straw

* Colour variation may occur due to variation in the natural substrate. Colour may change/fade as part of the weathering process.

Vulcan Cladding Bandsawn Finish in Protector Straw

This video shows Vulcan - Flatsawn, Straw Finish weathering over a 12 month period.

Vulcan Cladding Bandsawn Finish in Protector Patina

Vulcan - Flatsawn, Patina

Vulcan - Flatsawn, Patina

* Colour variation may occur due to variation in the natural substrate. Colour may change/fade as part of the weathering process.

Vulcan Cladding Bandsawn Finish in Protector Patina

This video shows Vulcan - Flatsawn, Patina Finish weathering over a 12 month period.

Vulcan Cladding Bandsawn Finish in Protector White

Vulcan - Flatsawn, White

Vulcan - Flatsawn, White

* Colour variation may occur due to variation in the natural substrate. Colour may change/fade as part of the weathering process.

Vulcan Cladding Bandsawn Finish in Protector White

Profile + Size

Customise your design with endless profile combinations.


Abodo Timber Profile WB12 180x20

WB12 180x20

WB12 180x20
Abodo Timber Profile WB12 180x20
Abodo Timber Profile WB12 F 180x20

Fineline WB12F 180x20

Fineline WB12F 180x20
Abodo Timber Profile WB12 F 180x20
Abodo Timber Profile WB12 138x20

WB12 138x20

WB12 138x20
Abodo Timber Profile WB12 138x20
Abodo Timber Profile WB12 90x20

WB12 90x20

WB12 90x20
Abodo Timber Profile WB12 90x20
Abodo Timber Profile WB10 180x20

WB10 180x20

WB10 180x20
Abodo Timber Profile WB10 180x20
Abodo Timber Profile WB10 138x20

WB10 138x20

WB10 138x20
Abodo Timber Profile WB10 138x20
Abodo Timber Profile WB10 180x20

WB10 180x20

WB10 180x20
Abodo Timber Profile WB10 180x20
Abodo Timber Profile WB10 138x20

WB10 138x20

WB10 138x20
Abodo Timber Profile WB10 138x20
Abodo Timber Profile RHB 68x26

RHB 68x26

RHB 68x26
Abodo Timber Profile RHB 68x26

Thermally modified timber


Vulcan timbers are treated with heat and steam rather than chemicals, which means the product is ‘pre-shrunk’ and will be more stable in service.

Natural Stability
Grown trees experience resistance (like wind for example) perpendicular to the grain, so it makes sense to produce wood products which are also cut perpendicular to the grain. Abodo Vulcan Cladding is vertical grain, which means weatherboards have greater stability and less surface cracking.

Natural Durability
This product is naturally durable, and contains no wood preservatives. Just as nature intended.

Climate credentials


Carbon Negative
Vulcan Cladding is a carbon negative building material. Each square metre of 20mm thick Vulcan Cladding stores 9.74 kg of carbon.

Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) Certified
A guarantee that forest products come from responsibly managed sources, including forest management and chain of custody.

Declare Certified
Declare certified Red List Free by the Living Futures Institute, the leading label in transparency for building products.

Timber details


Built to Last Warranty
Vulcan Cladding is covered by a 15 year Built to Last Warranty.

Vertical or Horizontal Cladding
Vulcan Cladding can be used in vertical or horizontal applications. WB10 profile is a secret fix profile that can be used to create a vertical shiplap look.


FAQs

Where can I buy Vulcan Cladding?

Please contact our UK Distributors who can supply across the UK.

How much does Vulcan Cladding cost?

Our UK Distributors will be able to provide you with a quote, a list of our distributors is here.

Are accessories available for the timber cladding?

Yes. For most profiles, we offer various corner, flashing, fascia and finishing profiles to match the cladding boards. Using these accessories will ensure optimal performance of the cladding system in service.

How do I install and fix Abodo timber cladding?

Cladding is bit more technical than decking, so always consult with a professional before starting your project. A Licenced Building Practitioner is required for install.

Abodo cladding may be face fixed or secret fixed depending on the profile shape. Stainless steel ring shank nails or self-drilling stainless steel countersunk screws should be used in all cases. Generally we recommend to fix boards onto a drained cavity system to allow good airflow and optimum weather protection.

All profiles requires a minimum 2mm expansion gap to be left between boards, you need to ensure all cut ends must are resealed with penetrating oil or sealer. Boards should be coated all sides and re-coated regularly as required thereafter.

Refer to the Resources page for more details including installation manual and drawings.

How do I maintain Abodo timber cladding?

Please see our Maintenance Guidelines for more information.

Featured Projects

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