external timber used in south africa

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These are the only two registered products that have been approved for use on Eskom wooden utility poles to protect the critical external ground-line area against fungal decay and termite attack. These are the only two registered products of its kind for DIY as well as industrial use in South Africa. The VIKA ROD has also

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South Africa - Rystix

Rystix South Africa, a company that had been associated with the timber industry in South Africa since the 1950's listened to what the market EXTERIOR SEALER. Ultra long life, solvent based, deep penetrating,. UV resistant, weatherproof sealer for use on all exterior timber directly or indirectly exposed to harsh weather

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Cedar (Western Red) Rare Woods South Africa Cape Town

Cedar (Western Red) Botanical name Thuja plicata Family Cupressaceae Distribution Pacific Northwest of America Properties Very lightweight timber, with corresponding low strength. Not used in load holding situations. Applications, Shopfitting,Boatbuilding,Outdoor,Cladding,Musical Instruments. Colour, Yellow / Pink.

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All about timber homes Private Property

Jul 21, 2013 External cladding can be timber in various options, manufactured fibre-cement building planks that are painted to any colour, or a smooth plastered The NBR also ensures that all timber used in the construction of homes is strength graded according to standards set by the South African Bureau of

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Wood Species Options - Wooden Decking

In South Africa Eucalyptus has been declared an unwanted species because of its water consumption. There are, however, commercial plantations in the eastern part of South Africa, which should provide enough timber for quite a few years ahead. Of all hard woods used in South African decks,saligna is readily available.

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Impacts of Timber Plantations on Forests in South Africa - FAO

South Africa cannot cope with existing problems arising from timber plantations, yet there is pressure to allow more in order to meet external demand for wood. Most people in the region use traditional medicines, many derived from organisms found in forests, and the full impact of unsustainable gathering of medicinal

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How to choose the best wood IOL Lifestyle

May 3, 2012 Choice of timber. In SA a number of different woods are used to make doors and windows. The types of wood that can be used for internal joinery are vast, but not so many can be used externally to withstand our aggressive climate. Some of the better woods for external use are listed below. * Meranti is the

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Different types of wood timber: the A-Z of good wood Friends of the

Friends of the Earth recommends repairing or adapting existing wooden items, using reclaimed timber, or buying locally-grown FSC-certified wood. From: Africa. Uses: Outdoor construction, marine construction, furniture, decorative veneers. From: South America. Uses: Light construction, furniture, cabinet work.

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