Softwood

Bedford Timber Supplies offers ample inventory of premium planed joinery softwood, primarily from Scandinavia, with a select range from Europe. These slow-grown timbers are ideal for various purposes, thanks to their exceptional quality and suitability for planing and machining.

Whitewood

Lowest Grade

  • Good option when widths need to be greater than 220mm
  • Suitable for stair strings, treads & book cases
  • Prone to larger knots & split surfaces
Size
(25, 32, 38) x 275 mm

5th Grade

Multi-Purpose Grade

  • Most of our stock derive from 5th grade
  • Typically used for cladding, flooring, skirting, architraves & dado rail
  • Smooth finish of unsorted with a slightly higher knot count
Size (mm)
12 x (50, 63, 75, 100)
12 x 34 – Door Stop
25 x (25, 38, 50, 75, 100, 125)
25 x 34 – Fire Check Door Stop
32 x (115, 138, 164) – Door Lining Material
38 x (38, 50, 100)
50 x (50, 75, 100, 150)
75 x (75, 100)
100 x 100

Unsorted

Highest Grade

  • Mainly used when the visible finish is of paramount importance
  • Low knot count with a straight grain & smoother finish
Size
25 x (150, 175, 200, 225)

Hardwood

Hardwood timber is becoming increasingly more popular due to its striking aesthetic abilities. Our hardwood is sourced from all over the world from well-maintained environments.

American White Oak

Available at Bedford Only

Colour Variation

American White Oak

Available at Bedford Only

Our American White Oak is sourced from the Mid-Appalachian Mountains in North America. White Oak is straight grained with a low stiffness deeming it strong enough for boat-building whilst still being beautiful enough for premium furniture & high-end interior design.

Size (mm)Length
20 x (70, 95)2.44 m
20 x (140, 195)2.44, 3 m
45 x (45, 69, 94, 144)2.44 m

Additional sizes can be ordered. Finish sizes shown.

Meranti

Available at Both Depots

Meranti

Available at Both Depots

Our Meranti is sourced from Malaysia, the world’s fifth largest producer of tropical timbers, and Indonesia, with more tropical rainforests than any other Asian country. Meranti is part of the mahogany family and widely known as a cheaper hardwood alternative.

Planed Meranti
20 x (45, 70, 95, 140)
45 x (45, 70, 95, 140)
70 x (70, 95)
95 x 95
Window Board
20 x 220
26 x (220, 240)
Step Cill
57 x 144
Flat Cill
45 x 144

Additional sizes can be ordered. Finish sizes shown.

Colour Variation

Special Orders

Bedford Timber do not stock the following species but can source them for customers if required:

• Douglas Fir

• Iroko

• Walnut

• Hemlock

• Maple

• Tulip

• Thermowood

• Larch

• Southern Yellow Pine

• Beech / Steamed Beech

• Cherry

• Ash …and more!