Featheredge Cladding

Probably the most recognisable and traditional form of cladding, reminiscent of times gone by. Featheredge cladding creates a charming, rustic finish to any building which looks and sits comfortably in rural locations and brings a fabulous contrast to a more modern or urban setting.

Featheredge cladding, as the name suggests, tapers in thickness from 20 to 10mm.  Traditionally, to achieve the taper a 34mm board would be milled diagonally along the length. Timberpride now prepares Featheredge cladding boards using our 5 head moulder, this gives perfect dimensional consistency and allows us to cut a rebate to make fitting quicker and more accurate.

Featheredge cladding is cut from green timber and seasons in situ.  This means your building will look creamy in colour at first, if you choose not to oil then the boarding will silver in colour, over 6-12 months, as the tannins are slowly washed out and the oak oxidises in all weathers.

We recommend fixing oak cladding using stainless steel screws to avoid rust marks running down the exterior of your beautifully clad building.


Reputation is everything and our work is quality.

“Timberpride provided an excellent service, combining a friendly approach with obvious expertise. They were able to advise on products & met our requirements at a competitive price.”

Debbie Chard – Obvious Expertise

“We have used Timberpride on many occasions, they can get what we need in whatever size we need it, which many timber suppliers fail to do. We highly recommend them.”

Shaun – Highly Recommended

“I had the pleasure of dealing with your company on Friday when I was trying to locate two small pieces of oak for decorative purposes. Whilst I imagine in the grand scheme of things, this was a small order, the help and customer support I got from your colleague Sarah was tremendous, even arranging for the wood to be left at an alternative location for collection to suit me. I would like to pass on my thanks, it was a pleasure to deal with such a customer driven business.”

Dawn Wilson – Tremendous Customer Service

“Just a quick thank you to you and your team for the quick turnaround on the oak that was supplied. The timber was just as requested and was of a good quality. We will be using you again soon. Many thanks.”

Paul Large – Quick Turnaround

I found Timberpride very helpful with the design of my garden room.  The construction was very good, we were impressed.  I would like to thank all of the operatives for a very professional service throughout. Stevenson Building Contractors

Terry Stevenson – Helpful & Professional

"I just wanted to say a big thank you for all your help with designing and delivering on time the lovely oak A-frame for my coach house. Everything went extremely well and to plan, including personal delivery of some of the oak from Alec, the owner and his son. In this day and age of online sales and aggressive pricing it's a great experience to be able to walk into your lovely oak offices, meet the owner, take a look behind the scenes and at your oak waiting to be hand crafted into your designs. It's a true Cotswold experience and well worth the small premium for the excellent service and to be able to engage first hand with all the processes." Bob Davison

A true Cotswold experience and well worth a small premium for the excellent service

Profiles and fixings

Oak cladding will last as long as its fixings if it is done properly.

We recommend non-ferrous (or stainless) fixings with external oak as standard steel screws or nails will give a dark stain to the surface of the boards. This is not a structural problem but most people would prefer not to have the fixing highlighted in this way.

It is usual to fix timber cladding through the face of the boards, with pairs of screws on opposing edges of the board. This helps to keep boards flat and secure for years of trouble free service.

Secret screwing can be used with shiplap and some of the tongue and groove profiles, as many people would prefer not to see the fixings.

Get in touch

Please contact us if you have any questions regarding featheredge cladding