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TMT Taxon (Tulipwood)

Darker Clearer Grade Thermally Modified Timber with Variation in Tone

JSC Thermally Modified Timber (TMT) Taxon is our clearer grade thermally modified timber option, with minimal natural rustic and textural detailing. This clean, highly durable, and stable timber is ideal for a range of applications, including exterior cladding, interior linings, battens, and more.

Key Properties of JSC TMT Taxon

  • Enhanced durability and stability

  • Low susceptibility to fungal decay and moisture retention

  • Consistent, warm natural finish

  • Ability to accept darker coatings and stains (both oil and water-based)

  • Easily workable and easy to maintain

  • Non-toxic and chemical-free, with a low environmental impact (treatment process)

Uses of TMT Taxon 

Available in random or selected length supply, giving greater flexibility and design potential, TMT Taxon Tulipwood can be used for a variety of applications such as cladding, interior timber panelling, screen and battens, and more. See the information sheet for more information.

For the fixing of TMT Taxon weatherboards, only Stainless Steel fastenings must be used. For compliance documentation, please contact us.


JSC TMT Taxon is suitable for a wide range of oil and water-based coatings well and can accept darker coatings including black with a significant reduction in dimensional movement.

Exterior use Interior use
Wood Type
Thermally Modified
Thermally Modified Naturally Stable Naturally Durable Clearer Grade Multipurpose use Accepts Dark Coatings


TMT Taxon Information Sheet


Recommended Coatings

JSC has developed a range specifically for the New Zealand conditions to significantly improve the life of your timber.

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