Western Red Cedar

Maximum Elegance


Western Red Cedar Form

Western Red Cedar

Maximum Elegance


Western Red Cedar Form

What is WRC?

Canadian western red cedar has a strong, distinctive grain. The colours vary widely from dark chocolate brown to light pink. With a durability class 2, it has an anticipated service life of 50+ years (untreated). The boards are relatively free of knots giving a clean and contemporary appearance.

Important Facts

  • Durability Class 2

  • Distinctive colour – uneven

  • Moisture content of around 16-25%, optimal for external cladding only

Features & Benefits

Canadian wrc is undoubtedly the most popular choice for timber cladding projects in the UK. Cedar originating from the Pacific West coast of North America and Canada grows in relatively pristine conditions producing clean and slow grown timber. Available in multiple profiles and finger-jointed lengths up to 12m


Naturally durable and relatively stable when compared to other wood species commonly used for cladding. These two qualities ensure that cedar cladding boards continue to look smart for many decades


Canadian western red cedar has a strong, distinctive grain. The colours vary widely from dark chocolate brown to light pink


We offer WRC the highest grades in the industry, Clean Grade A. Grade A allows for occasional small sound knots


The most popular profile is the WB12 as it allows for a hidden fixing. its an all round stable profile compared to the traditional TG&V style


We can offer a full cladding package: Fixings, corner details, factory coatings, finger-jointed lengths up to 12m and delivery nationwide. Enquire about Siberian Larch cladding now

Scarf Joint

Standard lengths might mean joining boards is the only option to reduce waste, click on this box to watch a video on how to cut a Scarf Joint by Abodo

Available Profiles

If you require a species that isn’t mentioned please don’t hesitate to get in touch and we will do our best to accommodate your requirements

WB12 20×138

WB10 20×145


WB12F 20×138

Feather Edge

Square Edge

How to order cladding

When enquiring, to help us create a quotation quicker we need to know the following. Please dont hesitate to phone if you need help deciding, we want you to be happy with the end result

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. Some species of timber will weather quicker than others. We can offer an OSMO UV Protector which will give the most protection against the sun. Ask us for more information and costs

Normally the lead times if you aren’t receiving treatment is 7-14 days upon placing an order. If your cladding is being sent to have treatment factory applied this could take a further 3-4 weeks

The 2 popular profiles we are constantly machining are the WB12 (vertically fitted) and WB10 (both vertical and horizontally fitted) because they offer a secret fixing. The WB12 can also be machined with a centre and offset groove which gives a mixed width illusion

Of course, we think its the best way to make sure you pick the perfect product for your project by seeing the species and profiles up close. See our contact page for our address

Economic, attractive and very durable. Superb environmental credentials and insulation properties. Available in a wide variety of densities, colours, strengths & sizes. Wood is a waste efficient and sustainable building material. To name but a few reasons

If this is the case, please contact our dispatch office on 01738 587988 who will be able to arrange alternative transportation

All delivery charges are based on order value and delivery destination. We deliver nationwide.

Yes, we can match any profile based on a drawing and customise any of the profiles on our website

We are the main distributors for Rothoblaas and can provide you with high tech stainless steel cladding screws and hidden fasteners for rainscreen details. Ask us about Rothoblaas brochures. Some can be viewed on our online shop page

Normally a proforma invoice is sent out with instructions on how to pay. More information can be obtained my phoning our accounts department on 01738 587988.