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Abodo® Vulcan Flatsawn

Abodo Vulcan Flatsawn cladding stands out as a high-quality, clear grade cladding option and an ideal alternative to short-in-supply Siberian Larch. It is created using Abodo’s thermally modified New Zealand plantation timber, which gives it exceptional durability as well as aesthetic appeal. As a result, Abodo Vulcan Flatsawn Cladding is an ideal choice for those seeking a high-quality and long-lasting cladding solution that offers great stability and low movement.

At a glance


Radiata Pine


New Zealand

Modified timber

Thermally modified


Abodo Vulcan Flatsawn is a high-quality clear grade cladding created from thermally modified New Zealand plantation timber.


Abodo is usally supplied coated, however if left to weather naturally, Abodo will turn to a light grey colour over time.


Rapidly renewable species which is sustainably sourced from fast-growing New Zealand plantation timber. FSC certified. EPD available.

SiOO:X coating

Abodo Vulcan Flatsawn is ideal for factory coating with SiOO:X, to achieve a weathered look at an accelerated rate.


Outstanding durability (Class 1 - 3 BS EN 350-2) due to thermal modification.


Available coated in SiOO:X Light Grey and Mid Grey or Original. Also suitable also for coating with Woca oil.


A clear grade timber which is free of knots and has attractive figuring.


Low - classified by BS EN 350-2 as approximately 420 Kg/m³ at a moisture content of approximately 6-8%.

Fire retardant

Suitable for treatment with fire retardant.


Highly versatile, suitable for most types of cladding application. For wider or heavy sections, Abodo Vulcan Vertical Grain is recommended.


Thermal treatment results in good stability. Additionally, narrower 100mm and 125mm boards offer additional stability over wider flatsawn boards.

Surface finishes

Can be produced in Planed or Microtex® finish.

See how Abodo® Vulcan Flatsawn compares with other species

Expert View

Abodo Flatsawn offers attractive figuring, clear-grade and superb durability, making it an excellent alternative to Siberian Larch. It’s highly compatible with our SiOO:X coating system, allowing specifiers to eliminate the aesthetic concerns linked to natural weathering.
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Profile options

Choose from the following Abodo face-fix and secret-fix profiles.


Standard widths: 92mm / 117mm
Standard thickness: 20mm

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Standard widths: 92mm / 117mm
Standard thickness: 21mm

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Standard widths: 92mm / 117mm
Standard thickness: 20mm

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Open rainscreen

Standard widths: 92mm / 117mm
Standard thickness: 20mm

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Surface finishes

Learn more about our range of cladding surface finishes; from smooth, planed boards, to textured finishes specifically developed to enhance coating performance.


Planed boards are run through our planing mill to create a smooth, dressed finish.
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A fibrous surface finish designed to provide optimal performance of SiOO:X coatings.
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Coated options

Abodo Vulcan Flatsawn can be factory coated with SiOO:X for a weather appearance at an accelerated rate or with one of our select range of oils.

Woca oil

A coloured finish that allows the natural beauty of timber to shine through.
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SiOO:X Wood Protection eliminates differential weathering and provides a consistently weathered tone.
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Recommended fixings

F-BohrFix® ZB Screws

Secret fix

For optimal fastening of tongue and groove cladding.

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Secret fix

An innovative secret-fix solution for open rainscreen cladding.

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Face fix

Compensation strip designed to prevent direct contact between timber elements.

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Russwood Battening System


Environmentally friendly, engineer-assessed, method of fixing timber cladding.

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Securo Firebreather Cavity Barriers


Securo Firebreather Cavity Barrier is a patented two component product consisting of a stainless steel mesh and an intumescent strip

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Frequently asked questions

How much is Abodo Vulcan Flatsawn cladding?

Uncoated Abodo Flatsawn cladding starts from £51 per m² excluding VAT. Prices are based on a minimum quantity of 50 m² and coatings add an additional cost of approximately £20-25 per m². Prices are subject to change due to the fluctuating prices of timber and should be used as a guide only. For the most up-to-date prices please contact our sales team.

Can you help with NBS specification?

Yes, Russwood’s dedicated Architect Liaison Team can assist architects with selecting the best timber cladding species, coatings and fixings for their projects, ensuring both the performance and aesthetic requirements are met. We can also assist with writing the H21 (external timber cladding) National Building Specification (NBS). Find out more about the services we offer to architects.

How do I order Abodo Vulcan Flatsawn cladding?

To receive a quotation or place an order, get in touch with our Technical Sales Team who will be happy to assist.

Can I order a sample of Abodo Vulcan Flatsawn cladding?

Samples can be ordered by contacting our sales team who can assist with selecting the most suitable cladding for your project and send out appropriate samples.

How does Abodo Vulcan Flatsawn cladding compare to other species?

Our handy Cladding Comparison table allows you to compare species information and timber properties at a glance.

Where do you deliver to?

We offer UK wide delivery on all of our products. Please contact our sales team for a quote.