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Tongue and Groove Siding

Tongue and Groove Cedar Siding

Tongue and groove siding is a highly versatile, durable, and attractive option for siding (AND interior ceiling and paneling). 

T&G cedar wood siding is a builders dream. It can be installed on both the rough side and the smooth side, AND it can also be installed at an angle, vertically or horizontally.  Bear Creek Lumber can provide many different options for this siding with by adjusting size, grade or pattern. 

The most common widths for tongue and groove are 4″ and 6″, but we can also provide 8″, 10″ or 12″ widths.  Both clear and knotty grades are available in the various widths and in either smooth or re sawn textures. The most common pattern for tongue and groove is to have a v-shaped joint, but we also can supply center match, nickel gap and other specialty joint patterns as well.

Tongue and Groove Siding : Raw Lumber

Now if you are wondering what “tongue and groove” means, it is a method of fitting boards together. The tongue joint is a bit of extended wood that can be slotted into an opening in another block of wood (or similar material)- this opening is called the groove. The edges are then perfectly slotted together to produce a flat and smooth surface, in contrast to a channelshiplap, or bevel siding, which have overlaps on each piece.

Tongue and groove wood siding can be manufactured with a variety of patterns and used widely for exterior application. Most patterns are a variation of a basic tongue and groove and all are unique. All siding options are available in a variety of grades ranging from vertical grain clear to utility. BCL can offer any size of siding you may need. Click here for a Guide to Installing Tongue and Groove Siding.

Red cedar tongue and groove siding is a popular choice for homeowners looking for a durable, attractive, and natural exterior for their homes. Here are some benefits of red cedar tongue and groove siding:

  1. Durability: Red cedar is a naturally durable wood that is resistant to rot, decay, and insects. This makes it an ideal choice for homes in areas with harsh weather conditions. Additionally, red cedar is known for its ability to withstand the elements and maintain its beauty over time.

  2. Natural beauty: Red cedar has a warm and inviting appearance that adds character and charm to your home. The natural variations in color and texture give each piece of siding a unique look, making your home stand out from the rest.

  3. Energy-efficient: Red cedar is a good insulator, helping to reduce energy costs and keep your home comfortable year-round. This makes it an environmentally friendly and cost-effective choice for your home.

  4. Easy installation: Red cedar tongue and groove siding is designed to be easy to install, so you can save time and money on installation costs. The tongue and groove design also helps to create a tight seal between each piece of siding, making it weather-resistant and energy-efficient.

  5. Versatility: Red cedar tongue and groove siding can be used on a variety of home styles, from traditional to contemporary, making it a versatile choice that can fit any design aesthetic.

In conclusion, red cedar tongue and groove siding is a great choice for homeowners who want a durable, attractive, and natural exterior for their homes. With its natural beauty, energy-efficiency, easy installation, and versatility, red cedar tongue and groove siding can provide a beautiful and long-lasting exterior that will stand the test of time.

Tongue and Groove Coverage estimator

Nominal Width Net Width Pattern Face Sq Ft To Lineal Feet Sq Ft To Board Feet
3 2-1/2 2 6 1.5
4 3 - 1/2 3 4 1.33
6 5-1/2 5 2.4 1.2
8 7-1/4 6-3/4 1.77 1.19

Tongue and Groove Siding : In Application

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