12x2 Sawn SSC WET Graded Building Timber ( 46x295mm ex 50x300mm )
12x2 R/S Graded Carcassing Timber ( 50mm x 300mm nominal ) - SSC16/24 WET-Graded
Finished size: 11-7/8" x 1-3/4" ( 46mm x 295mm )
- European Whitewood Easi-edge carcassing timber - 4.8 and 6.0 metres - Price per length in the drop-down menu box
- 4.8 & 6.0 metre lengths in stock - 02/09/2019
- Please contact us if you need delivery.
This nominal 300x50mm timber is a very high quality German softwood, air-dried and wet-graded to SSC16 or SSC24 certification, so suitable as joists, rafters and building timber, and is generally Grade-Stamped for inspection by your Building Inspector. Normal lengths of 2x12 joists are 4.8 and 6.0 metres;
Unseasoned 50mm timber can have a moisture content approaching the maximum saturation level of 27%, when air-dried "in-stick" this can fall to 20-23%; Generally in a heated building, the moisture level can be 8-10%, and it is here, when the moisture level of timber is rapidly changed, that twisting, warping and splitting can occur. Less movement occurs if the building is unheated and the timber dries slowly.
Timber should be treated and fixed in place as soon as possible to help minimise any movement/twisting and surface checking/splitting that occurs naturally with changes in moisture content.
We can order in Kiln-dried 12x2 timber if required, but there is a time factor to get this from Germany - If kiln-dried the moisture level is brought down to 18-20%.
12x2 Timber is a natural product - variations in knots, colour, and grain should be expected - they are not defects.
A certain amount of checking and splitting is allowable in the Grading Specification, but this will not affect the strength as a joist, and each piece is Grade-Stamped for your reassurance.
( Also available as a special item - 7.2 metre lengths @ £7.05 per metre +vat; )
We can also source larger sizes and lengths to order - poa;
We keep tilt-fillet in stock and can cut firring pieces and other timber sections to size for flat-roof or pitch-roofing work.
Other R/S Building Timber can be viewed: Graded Building Timber
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12x2 Planed Timber should be treated and fixed in place as soon as possible to help minimise any movement/twisting and surface checking/splitting that occurs naturally with changes in moisture content;
12x2 Planed Softwood can not be recommended for use externally without suitable timber treatment; External use is at your own risk.
- Sizes measured as at - 18/09/2017
Finished regularised size - 46x295mm ( 11-7/8" x 1-3/4" );
For use in making studding and partitions;
9" internal casings then fit to line an opening - ( with two skimmed 9mm plasterboards. )
Timber is a natural product - variations in knots, colour, grain and surface-checking should be expected.
Sizes are the usual timber nominal size that the 12x2 Building Timber is machined from, with a finished size that is generally obtained;
12x2 Carcassing sizes are generally ± 2mm on thickness / ± 2mm on width with one splitter saw edge and ± 10mm cross-cutting tolerance;
( Be aware: For many reasons, size, profile or other aspects of 12x2 timber may vary from batch to batch, so it is best to purchase all you need for a job in one go, rather than buying more at a later date.
If any graded timber is cut, then this may affect the timber-joist grade rating, and may cut off the timber grade-stamp;
If Size, Pattern or Grading of the Timber Joist is important, then you need to check this with your Building Inspector before ordering the timber with us, and before commencing work. We cannot be held responsible for any variations in Carcassing Timber sizes, pattern or grading.
- We cannot be held responsible for any variations in 12x2 Building Timber sizes, pattern, construction, grading, moisture-level, treatment or certification.
- If it is important, then you need to check these or any other details with your Building Inspector, before ordering the timber with us, and before commencing work.
Price is per length in the drop-down menu box
poa - cut lengths or extra machining on this product - Please tell us your postcode for delivery.
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Payment & Delivery
12x2 Building Timber can be ordered online; Please contact us regarding delivery charge to your postcode. )
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Payment - We can take Debit Card, BACS, Cash, Cheque or Credit Card payment online for 12x2 R/S Building Timber.
Van Delivery of 2x12 Rough Sawn Timber on our van, in Blackburn, Lancashire and the North-West, from £5 +vat, or £1 +vat per mile - poa; ( from: £30 Manchester, £35 Lancaster, £45 Liverpool, £60 Leeds, all +vat; )
The chargeable carriage weight of 12x2 KD Grade Building Timber is 6Kg per metre;
Carrier Delivery of 12x2 Sawn Timber is possible from £11.40 +vat - up to 10Kg/2.4 metres, then 50p per Kg; 2.4 to 3 metres - poa;
Anything longer is not suitable unless in pallet quantities to Zone A mainland - poa other zones;
( Please tell us the post-code for your enquiry about Timber Joists so that we can quote for delivery. )
- Please phone us at JAS Timber for any further details about 50x300mm Rough Sawn Timber / Graded Building Timber - 01254 54000
E.&O.E. see T&C - We do try to keep prices and specifications of Graded 12x2 Softwood Building Timber correct, but mistakes can be made!