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Planed Softwood Timber 25x175mm (1 x 7 inch) finished size 19x169mm

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At Armstrong Supplies, we pride ourselves on having all the timber you could possibly need for your project. No matter the size or the budget, we will have what you want in stock! All of our timber is good quality and available at an affordable price too. If you are looking for the perfect timber for your project, then look no further than Armstrong Supplies.

You may be wondering if planed timber is the timber you need and what exactly it is and what it can be used for. Here is a little more information to help you come to the right decision and find the right product required to complete your project.

What Is Planed Timber?

This type of timber is sometimes known as PSE which stands for Planed Square Edge timber. It is sometimes referred to as PAR which stands for Planed All Round because all of the surfaces and edges are planed to a smooth finish. PAR tends to be a little more costly than PSE as it tends to be used in projects where all sides are visible.

This type of timber is suitable for a number of different applications. It is usually used in projects where appearance is important, or a clean finish is required. If the timber is going to be on show, planed timber will usually be used as it looks great. This type of timber is easy to work with and can be finished with stains, oils or lacquers.

Planed timber is sawn timber which has been planed down until smooth. It is most suited for interior use but can be used externally, providing it is treated properly. 

Whether you choose PSE timber or PAR timber for your project, the end result will no doubt look great. This type of timber we sell is all made from softwood trees.

Why Choose Our Range of 25x175mm Planed Timber?

This type of timber has many benefits which is why many choose to use it. It is a great aesthetic choice and is often used for feature pieces. It is completely smooth and splinter free and is a perfect choice.

It is a great quality and versatile choice with a superior finish and also looks aesthetically pleasing. It is easy to see why many people choose to use this type of timber.

We Offer Affordable Prices

As you may already know, here at Armstrong Supplies, we are able to offer such affordable and competitive prices because we are able to make the savings when buying the products in which means we can then pass on those savings to you. Our PSE is extremely affordable and no matter what budget you have for your project, you will be able to take advantage of our fantastic prices on our timber.

We Sell A Range Of Lengths

Our planed timber is available in a variety of lengths. We sell a number of different lengths of this type of timber ranging from 0.9m at the smallest up to 4.2m at the largest.

So, whether you need really short pieces of timber or really long pieces, we should have exactly what you need in stock.

It Can Be Used For A Variety Of Projects

Often used for interiors, planed timber can be used for a number of different projects such as sash windows or shelving. It can also be used outside if you choose to use a treatment to preserve it from the elements. Although softwoods can be prone to moisture penetrating the wood, if you treat them, they will be preserved from the elements.

Sometimes people even use it for their flooring projects where the flooring is on show, or they might even choose to use it for homemade furniture too for a really unique and bespoke piece.

Remember The Two Different Sizes

When it comes to timber, it is important to remember that there is a difference between the two sizes. The first size is the nominal size and the second is the finished size which is the one you will receive. 

The first size is the dimensions of timber when it is cut, graded and kiln dried in a mill however the finished size relates to when it has been machined and shaven down to a smooth and more aesthetically pleasing dimension. So, when opting for a 25x175mm piece of timber, you will receive a finished size of 19x169mm.  In imperial that's about 1x7 inch or more commonly referred to as 7x1 timber, before it's been planed. 

Not sure where to start? Here at Armstrong Supplies, we are happy to help you find exactly what you need. If you have any questions about the timber you need, feel free to call us on 0116 452 0510 or visit our live chat on our website. Ordered and have a question about your order? We will be happy to chat with you and discuss any questions or concerns. Our customer service is second to none and we want to ensure you have a hassle-free shopping experience with us. Don’t forget that you can also get free UK delivery if you spend over £50 on the site.

We know choosing timber can sometimes be a little daunting so we will help you find exactly the right timber for you and your project. No matter what your budget is, we can help you find the right item. Please don’t hesitate to get in contact today.


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