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Vulcan Smooth Decking

Create a warm, natural exterior space in your home with Vulcan Smooth Decking - created from thermally modified, rapidly renewable, softwood timber.

Vulcan Smooth Decking is created from thermally modified softwood timber, sourced from rapidly renewable New Zealand plantations and then treated with an organic preservative system that includes a water repellent for superior durability.

The thermal modification process means Vulcan Smooth Decking has enhanced stability, reduced resin content and is a beautiful homogeneous brown colour.

Vulcan Smooth Decking By Abodo Wood

Finish + Colour

Vulcan Smooth Decking Uncoated Abodo Wood

Vulcan Smooth Decking - Uncoated

Vulcan Smooth Decking - Uncoated
Order Sample
Vulcan Smooth Decking Uncoated Abodo Wood

Profile + Size

Abodo Timber Profile DK4 R

DK4R 140x27

DK4R 140x27
Abodo Timber Profile DK4 R

Timber Details

Natural Stability
Vulcan Smooth Decking is thermally modified, and graded with a semi vertical grain orientation which means the timber has great stability even in harsh conditions.

Easy Fix
Unlike those nasty hardwoods, in most situations Abodo products do not require pre-drilling. That means you can install faster.

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

Climate credentials

Carbon Negative
Vulcan Smooth Decking is a carbon negative building material. Each square metre of 20mm thick Vulcan Decking 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.

Red List Free
Free from Red List chemicals as required by the Living Building Challenge.


Where can I buy Vulcan Smooth Decking?

Please contact your local timber merchant, such as Bunnings, Carters, ITM, Mitre10 or PlaceMakers.

How much does Vulcan Smooth Decking cost?

Please get in touch with our Sales Support Team on +64 (09) 249 0100 for indicative timber pricing.

How do I install and fix Abodo decking timber?

Abodo kiln dried decking timber requires allowance for expansion when it gets wet, therefore a larger than normal gap needs to be left between boards- minimum 6mm in most cases.

We recommend fixing the boards with two stainless steel screws per joist in all cases such as the Abodo Decking Screw. Abodo decking is nice and easy to fix into – pre drilling is not required in most cases.

Joist centres should be at maximum 450mm in most cases. We recommended coating the wood all sides with oil and - regularly as required thereafter. Refer to product technical data sheet on the resources page for more specific info.

Is there a maintenance requirement for Abodo decking timber?

At a minimum, Abodo Wood products should be cleaned at least every 12 months with soapy water, a brush and water.

These are natural wood products, so some surface discoloration or mould and mildew may occur due to environmental conditions and exposure.

Heavier discoloration or mould growth can be removed with Rejuvenator or other similar oxygenating cleaner.

If coated, then the coating should be re-applied once it begins to fade or stop water beading, depending on the aspect to the weather re-coat cycle may be 12-18 months.

How often do I have to recoat my Abodo pre-finished decking timber?

After a exposure to the weather and foot traffic, the coating will start to fade and tracking marks may start to appear in heavy traffic areas, The coating should be re-applied once it begins to show signs of wear or water stops beading from the surface.

Depending on the aspect to the weather re-coat cycle may be 12-18 months. Love your deck and it’ll love you right back.

What is the slip resistance of Abodo decking timber?

This depends on if you install the profiled face up or smooth face up.

The profiled face will provide greater slip resistance perpendicular to the deck board edges, however will not be any different in the parallel direction. The smooth face with not provide a great deal of slip resistance, though it will be easier to clean in service, therefore it will be easier to prevent build-up of slippery dirt and mould.

Bear in mind that decking is graded to one face e.g. Abodo Sand is suitable for a smooth face install and Abodo Vulcan is reeded face up installation.