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Rough Sawn Timber (C16 grade)

1.7376.94 (Inc. VAT)

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Delivery time: 2-3 Days
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Hard wearing C16 Rough Timber for all types of general construction

Key features:

  • Available in wide variety of sizes and lengths
  • Suitable for beams, batons and studding and general construction
  • C16 Structural Grade Timber
  • Ideal for Trades people and for DIY

Product Description

This rough sawn timber is available in various lengths and dimensions and is supplied to us from Balcas who are one of the largest sawmills in Ireland and the UK.

Balcas construction timber is sturdy, hard wearing, heavy duty and suitable for timber beams, roofing batons, studding and general construction. This timber is in compliance with FSC and ensures commitment to promoting environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial and economical viable of forests. All of our construction timber is C16 structural grade timber.

Key features:

  • Available in wide variety of sizes and lengths
  • Suitable for beams, batons and studding and general construction
  • C16 Structural Grade Timber
  • Ideal for Trades people and for DIY

What is Rough Sawn Timber?

Rough sawn timber is lumber that has been sawn directly from logs, leaving behind the rough and uneven surface that results from the cutting process. Unlike planed or finished wood, rough sawn timber retains its natural texture, which can range from somewhat coarse to exceptionally rustic, depending on the sawmill’s equipment and settings.

Characteristics of Rough Sawn Timber

  1. Texture and Appearance:
    • Unfinished Charm: One of the most prominent features of this timber is its unrefined appearance. The surface retains the marks and texture of the saw blade, giving it a distinctive, rustic look.
    • Grain and Knots: The natural grain patterns and knots in the wood are accentuated in this timber, enhancing its visual appeal.
    • Variable Thickness: This timber is available in various thicknesses, allowing for versatility in construction and design.
  2. Strength and Durability:
    • Solid Foundation: This timber is known for its strength and stability, making it an excellent choice for structural applications like framing and support beams.
    • Resistance: This type of lumber is generally more resistant to warping and splitting compared to finished wood due to its initial thickness and untreated nature.

Uses of Rough Sawn Timber

  1. Construction:
    • Framing: This timber is commonly used in framing buildings, as its strength provides a solid foundation for the entire structure.
    • Support Beams: Its robustness makes rough sawn timber ideal for creating load-bearing support beams.
    • Outdoor Structures: Decks, fences, and pergolas often feature this timber due to its durability and rustic aesthetics.
  2. Furniture and Woodworking:
    • Farmhouse Furniture: The raw, textured appearance of this timber is perfect for creating farmhouse-style furniture.
    • Rustic Decor: Many interior designers and DIY enthusiasts incorporate rough sawn timber into rustic and industrial-themed interiors.
  3. Decorative Applications:
    • Wall Cladding: This timber can be used to create stunning wall cladding for both interior and exterior spaces.
    • Ceiling Beams: Exposed rough sawn timber ceiling beams add a touch of warmth and character to any room.

The Enduring Appeal of Rough Sawn Timber

  1. Aesthetic Versatility: It fits seamlessly into a variety of design styles, from rustic and traditional to contemporary and industrial.
  2. Sustainability: This type of lumber often requires less processing, making it a more environmentally friendly choice compared to heavily processed wood products.
  3. Cost-Efficiency: This is generally more affordable than finished wood, making it an attractive option for budget-conscious projects.
  4. Connection to Nature: The natural, untouched appearance of rough sawn timber allows homeowners and builders to connect with the beauty of nature through their construction and design choices.

This timber, with its raw beauty and robust nature, continues to be a cherished material in construction and woodworking. Whether you’re building a sturdy structure, creating rustic furniture, or enhancing the aesthetics of your living space, this timber is a versatile and enduring choice that embodies the timeless appeal of natural wood. In a world filled with polished surfaces, it reminds us of the raw beauty and strength found in simplicity.

  • Please note: Delivery of this bulky product is available Nationwide but will be subject to a bulk delivery charge. Delivery charges are calculated during checkout according to the delivery address provided.

Should you require very large volumes of this product then we may be able to improve your delivery charge. To discuss this you can call us on 0818 888 000 for more information and to confirm pricing.


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  • Orders of €150 inc VAT or over will get free delivery nationwide. (Please see notes below for exceptions)
  • All orders under €150 inc VAT incur a standard delivery charge of €10 including VAT
  • (Please see below for exceptions)
  • We deliver to anywhere in Ireland.

Bulky items:

Bulky items may incur delivery surcharges (see below) as extra courier costs unfortunately are often unavoidable. If the order is over €150 only the bulk delivery charge will apply. The final delivery charge for bulky products will be calculated when all items have been added to the shopping cart.
All efforts are made to indicate where products are subject to delivery surcharges.

Special Order items:

We are in regular contact with our suppliers and we try our best to make sure that all “special order items” on our webstore are available from our suppliers within the timeframe advertised. If, for some reason our supplier is out of stock and you have ordered the product we will let you know immediately and give you the option to either wait until it’s back in, upgrade to a better model at little or no extra cost or receive a full refund. See more info on Special Order products here.


All nationwide deliveries will be delivered within 2-3 working days.

(Local deliveries within 1-2 working days.)

Special order items may take longer to deliver but this will be indicated on the product information page. You can see more info on Special Order products here.

Working days are Monday through Friday excluding public holidays. Orders placed on Saturday/Sunday will be deemed as being placed on the following Monday.

Some items may take longer to ship. If this is the case, we will notify you by phone/email of this delay.

If your delivery is urgent please contact us by phone or email and we will do our best to expedite it.

Please indicate on your order any specific delivery instructions.

Bulky goods:

Bulky goods will be delivered on pallets and will be unloaded by the courier. All bulky goods are delivered kerbside. Unfortunately, the delivery company will not convey the goods into premises for storage unless agreed in advance. Access to the delivery location must be suitable for a truck and failure to provide suitable level ground for operating pallet truck may result in refusal to deliver by the courier. Please note delivery operators will apply safe procedures in relation to ongoing Public Health considerations..

Exceptional Goods:

Some building materials are extremely bulky and not practical to deliver outside Co. Sligo e.g. concrete blocks, tonne bags of sand or gravel or some lengths of timber. We have highlighted where this is the case in bold red writing. If you do order these products we will contact you to see if you want to pay an additional delivery charge or if you wish to cancel the order. Please do not take offence to this as some bulky goods may cost much more to deliver than the value of the goods. We are based in Sligo so can offer a local delivery service in this area using our own vehicles.

If there is a forklift or teleporter available onsite, we would appreciate if you could tell us in advance by filling out the special delivery notes when completing the order.

The Seller or the courier company will not be held responsible for any damage to goods or persons caused by the goods being unloaded by the buyer.

**Please contact us in advance of ordering if unsure of the above**

Damaged goods:

Where goods are damaged on delivery the Buyer has the right to refuse delivery. Damaged goods should be photographed on delivery and photos emailed to straight away. If goods are damaged on delivery, we will replace the goods in as timely a manner as possible at no extra cost.

Once the goods are signed for it will be deemed that goods were in good state when delivered.


Delivery shall be within a time period agreed between the Buyer and Seller and the Seller shall use its best endeavours to ensure that delivery takes place within the period agreed. Failure by the Seller to deliver the Goods within the agreed time period shall not amount to a breach of this contract by the Seller and the Buyer shall not be entitled to damages or other compensation or to cancel this contact by reason of such failure.

The Seller reserves the right to deliver in instalments. Each part delivery shall be deemed to constitute a separate contract, the fulfilment or non-fulfilment of which shall not affect any other part of the contract or the contract as a whole. Where any order involves more than one delivery and default is made on payment on the due date (either under this contract or any other contract made between the Seller and the Buyer) the Seller shall have the right to suspend all further deliveries until payment is made or to terminate the contract without prejudice to any existing claim.

The Seller shall not be liable to the Buyer for any loss or damage which may be suffered by the Buyer as a direct or indirect result of the supply of the Goods by the Seller being prevented, hindered or delayed by reason of any circumstances whatsoever which are outside the control of the Seller. Once delivery has been accepted the Buyer shall not be entitled to withhold or postpone payment of all or any portion of the price agreed, therefore.

1. Where goods are damaged on delivery the Buyer has the right to refuse delivery. Damaged goods should be photographed on delivery and photos emailed to If goods are damaged on delivery, we will replace the goods in as timely a manner as possible at no extra cost.

2.  If goods are signed for and later found to be faulty/damaged, notice must be given in writing within 24 hours and photos will be required to be emailed to

3. All faulty/damaged goods issues will be dealt with on a case by case basis and best endeavours will be made to rectify within a timely manner. Manufacturers’ warranties will apply in certain cases.

4. Any returned items which are not faulty or damaged will incur full carriage costs which must be paid for by the customer.  Notice of intention to return unwanted goods must be given within 14 days of receiving goods. Returned goods must be in original packaging and in original condition before refunds can be given.

5. All returned goods to be sent to Patrick Rogers Ltd., O’Connell St., Ballymote, Co. Sligo

Note regarding Oil Boilers and Boiler stoves:

Please ensure you check with us first or consult a qualified professional before ordering your oil boiler or boiler stove to ensure you order the correct one for your home. If the product needs to be returned a restocking fee may apply.

Returns of Special Order Items

All “special order items” are subject to the same product returns policy as stocked items. However, items which are returned that are not faulty or damaged on delivery will be subject to a 10% restocking fee.