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Paneling Exceeds The Industry's Standards
Finlandia's 1"x 4"
T&G paneling makes a difference!
Unlike our competitors, we advertise our wood thickness and we deliver
what we advertise. We exceed the industry's standard of ½"x 4"-we
have used 1"x 4" since 1964.
1"x 4" BOARD has a small v joint pattern. The 3/32" v joint
gives a neat appearance and allows the larger shoulder to hide
nails or fasteners. The ¼" tongue allows fastening without splitting.
Our 1"x 4" board has the highest R value, greatest heat retention,
and does not require plywood backing for added strength. Our
material is 50% to 100% vertical grain.
5/8"x 4" BOARD has a profile pattern which is common in
knotty spruce European Saunas. Boards must be undercut with
grooves to help prevent cupping and warping. This pattern leaves
a valley between boards which cannot hide nails-there is also
lower R value. Boards are almost 100% flat grain.
½"x 4" BOARD has a reverse v pattern (v on both sides) which
creates a small 1/8" tongue. The small shoulder will not easily
hide nails or fasteners and the tongue and shoulder can split
when nailing. The thinner board has a lower R value and natural
shrinkage at the groove will allow some heat loss. ½"x 4" boards
can be flat or wide grain with some vertical grain and should
be backed with plywood for additional strength and R value.