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Internal Lining Boards

Timber linings boards are used for both wall and ceiling applications. A wide variety of appearances can be achieved using the natural timber features in combination with an applied finish. This application guide includes: lining profiles, available species, board grades, fixing details and moisture management for a range of installations.

Popular timber species for lining boards include: Blackbutt, Cypress, Spotted Gum and a mixture of species generally termed 'mixed hardwoods'. Specific options vary according to location and availability.



  • Timber Manual, National Association of Forest Industries Ltd., Canberra.
  • Timber panelling, Timber Research and Development Advisory Council, Brisbane.