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Western Red Cedar Trim Boards 19 x 94mm

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Silva’s general purpose Western Red Cedar trim boards can be used for general trim applications such as external corners, door and window trim or as soffits, fascia boards and barge boards. Available in 2 grades and planed smooth on 4 surfaces.

At a glance

  • Select No.2 Clear & Better grade, reduced by 10%

  • Available in Select No. 2 Clear & Better and Select No.2 Clear & Better (allowing 15% No.4)
  • Old growth coastal-grown cedar from British Columbia, Canada
  • Highest quality fine grained wood fibre
  • Kiln dried to 12-15% moisture content
  • Available in a range of lengths
  • PEFC Certified

Silva Timber's Western Red Cedar makes perfect sense.

Silva’s kiln dried Western Red Cedar trim is the perfect material for adding the finishes touches and accentuating the details that can make a building look really special.

This unique wood species is known mostly for its beauty and durability – attributes which make it a much sought after finished product for a variety of exterior and interior uses. Western Red Cedar is the perfect material for door and window trim, fascia boards, barge boards, soffits and many other trim applications.

In addition to its looks and renowned durability, Western Red Cedar possesses a number of other natural attributes that make it the ideal choice for exterior trim applications. When properly kiln dried it possesses exceptional dimensional stability, which means that when in situ it won’t warp or twist and will exhibit virtually no movement over time. Once installed, Western Red Cedar trim boards will remain flat and straight throughout their service life.

Western Red Cedar is the perfect substrate for paints or stains. The fact that it is dimensionally stable, fine grained and richly textured combined with its absence of pitch or resin (a common cause of wood finish failure) means that it will accept a finish beautifully and retain it over time.

When finished with a translucent or opaque wood stain, Western Red Cedar will provide an unsurpassed level of quality and detail that no other material – man made or natural – can provide. It will add value and aesthetic appeal to any type of residential or commercial building.

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Finishing & Protection

It is recommended that a finish is applied to all surfaces, including ends, before installation. The type of coating will be determined by the final finish and appearance desired.

Why Pre-finish?

  • Enhances the natural beauty of wood
  • Ensures a consistent finish
  • Applied in factory conditions
  • Long lasting protection against weathering
  • Simple maintenance routine
  • Reduces onsite labour costs

Sansin Enviro Stains

Easy to apply and maintain, Sansin Enviro-stains deliver outstanding performance. Sansin's range of wood protection products are available in 80 colour tones

What is weathering?

There is a risk involved when leaving wood exposed to the elements. During the weathering process wood can appear unsightly as the material can blacken due to moisture getting into the fibres and pulling out tannins and extractives. Finish protects the wood from moisture absorption and UV degradation.

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For best results use stainless steel annular ring shank nails. These have thin shanks and blunt points to reduce splitting. Nails should be driven with care into the framing members. Hand nailing is recommended as heavy nailing by pneumatic nail guns can cause wood distortion and splitting. 

When working with timber it should be expected that although ‘on-grade’, occasional boards may have minor imperfections that will require ‘working’ if you wish to eliminate. Examples include raised grain, small splits, minor handling marks, sticker marks etc – all of which can easily be remedied by trimming, gluing or sanding. In most cases imperfections can be removed with very little effort, and the small amount of off cuts generated as a result will be absorbed in the normal cutting and selection allowance.



Price per linear
metre (exc VAT)

No.2 Clear Grade     £3.39
No.4 Clear Grade £2.67


Silva Timber's 19 x 94mm Trim Boards are available in two grades, No.2 Clear and No.4 Clear.

Both grades offer an exceptional product, however No.2 Clear has a stricter tolerance on how many characteristics (for example how many and of what size knots) are allowed in the finished product.

Silva's No.2 Clear and No.4 Clear grade boards are kiln dried, exceed the required grading rules and are sourced from a primary sawmill for consistent high quality.

It is difficult to recommend one grade over the other. The more discerning customer may choose No.2 Clear for it's minimal characteristics, however the No.4 Clear grade represents excellent value for money for customers who don't mind the odd knot here and there.

Overall, both grades are predominately clear of any characteristics, providing stunning boards for a wide range of applications. 

To view the grading rules for No.2 Clear & No.4 Clear Western Red Cedar click here


This product carries Programme for the Endorsement of Forest  Certification  (PEFC)

The PEFC Council is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organisation founded in 1999 which promotes sustainably managed forests through independent third party certification. The PEFC provides an assurance mechanism to purchasers of wood and paper products that they are promoting the sustainable management of forests.

PEFC works throughout the entire forest supply chain to promote good practice in the forest and to ensure that timber and non-timber forest products are produced with respect for the highest ecological, social and ethical standards. Thanks to its  eco-label, customers and consumers are able to identify products from sustainably managed forests.

Silva Timber meets the requirements for PEFC Chain of Custody within the BM TRADA Certification Limited Scheme for TRADA - Trak chain of custody certification.

Certificate number: BMT-PEFC-0319

Western Red Cedar is the ultimate green building material. It is legally, responsibly and sustainably harvested in the publicly managed forests of British Columbia, Canada. Less than 1% of standing timber is harvested each year.

For each tree harvested, three are replanted to ensure the forests will exist in perpetuity. Western Red Cedar has a low impact on the environment throughout its life cycle. It requires significantly less energy to produce than man-made alternatives and is bio-degradable.


  • FSC
  • PEFC
  • Trada member
  • Responsible purchaser
  • Cedar Shake & Shingle Bureau
  • nbs plus
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