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New Zealand’s natural wood specialist Abodo has recently patented a new form of natural wood cladding.
Elements Sand+ Cladding is an engineered weatherboard cladding
product, straight grained and free of defect. The engineered format and
straight grain ensures stability and minimises cracking, keeping the
wood looking better, for longer. Elements Sand+ Cladding is pre-finished
with plant based oil and waxes – in a variety of semi transparent
colours to suit all tastes.
Unlike imported alternatives like Cedar, Elements Cladding uses locally grown timbers, and features a 25 years durability guarantee. “We fully endorse the use of Abodo’s timber products as they are of superior quality to imported competition – and are made entirely from locally sourced materials” says Kim Campbell, CEO of the Employers and Manufacturers Association.
Already the product has been used for a façade on the Prince of Bahrain’s palace, and is currently being used for one of New Zealand’s highest profile green buildings – the Tuhoe Head Quarters – “Te Wharehou o Tuhoe”
Recent shipments to Europe indicate the product has real demand offshore. “Abodo have proven that it is possible for New Zealand to create world leading timber products from our very own resource” says Daniel Gudsell of Abodo.
Find more information on Elements Cladding range here
Featuring Abodo Vulcan cladding, battens and interior panelling, this new showcase in partnership with Selah Homes provides a quintessential, in-situ example of our eco-timber products.
Three Abodo eco-villas are now open for visitors at Cardrona, showcasing an array of Abodo timber products.
Abodo are pleased to announce the appointment of Timbmet as a national distributor in the UK, specialising in the growing timber joinery and door market.
Lead times for Vulcan Cladding, Screening and Panelling are now down to 6 weeks.