External timber cladding

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Timber cladding is increasingly popular with building owners and architects seeking to exploit timber's unique visual appeal and environmental credentials.

This enlarged and illustrated book is the definitive guide to the specification, design and installation of timber cladding in the UK. 


  • Timber for external cladding
  • Types of cladding
  • Timber selection and quality
  • Protection 
  • Detail design
  • Storage and installation
  • Maintenance
  • Softwoods used for cladding
  • Hardwoods used for cladding
  • Specification checklist