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Hardwood Decking Essentials


At POCO Building Supplies – we pride ourselves on providing our customers with the expert knowledge and tools they need to get the job done right. Our range of Hardwood Decking Essentials has been put together to help you get the most out of this expensive lumber and ensure that your material is both installed correctly and will stand the test of time.

Hardwood Decking requires specialist attention when being installed and some of our best customers are highly skilled woodworkers who understand the nature of Hardwoods like Ipe, Tigerwood, Batu and Mukulungu. In working with these woods on a regular basis – they understand how to get the most out of the material, how to work around any defects – and ensure that it’s installed in a way that will last. Pre-drilling, Countersinking, Groove Cutting and Finishing are all Hardwood Decking Essentials and ensure that your new Hardwood Deck does not develop issues sooner than it’s suggested lifespan – which is in some cases 50+ years


ANCHORSEAL 2® WAX END SEALER

anchorseal-2-wax-end-sealAnchorseal 2® (AS2®) is a hybrid of plant-based polymers and petroleum wax that protects the ends of green logs and lumber. AS2® is formulated mainly for North American hardwoods but is also recommended and approved for use with exotic Hardwoods such as Ipe, Tigerwood, Batu and Mukulungu – which are widely used for decking application in the Pacific Northwest (and beyond). To prevent end-checking, we recommend using Anchorseal 2 on all cut ends when working with Hardwoods. All of our Hardwood Decking is supplied with ends pre-sealed with this product.

Made from renewable, natural ingredients and less petroleum-based raw material, AS2® is a high-performance, economical choice for customers. AS2® hybrid wax coating seals the ends of logs and lumber to protect against end checking and costly degrade, during air-drying before processing or kiln-drying.

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BENEFITS

  • Cost-saving, environmentally friendly technology
  • High Performance
  • Great Stability
  • Minimized dripping during application
  • Prevents up to 90% or more of end checking (drying splits)
  • Reduces loss: Conserves resources and improves yield
  • Can help reduce blue stain in logs

APPLICATION

Similar in viscosity to latex paint, ANCHORSEAL 2® is easily brushed or sprayed on (Spraying Equipment is also available from U·C Coatings)
One gallon covers approximately 100 square feet, or three bundles of lumber (15 to 20 logs) on both ends, depending upon application method

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Available in clear (in-stock) or color (special order)
  • A water-based product available in winterized formulations to protect against freeze damage (freeze/thaw stable)
  • Also used by woodturners, ipe deck builders and weatherization training centers

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SMARTBIT PRO-PLUG SYSTEM® FOR WOOD

Pro-Plug-System-for-Wood-componentsPRO PLUG® SYSTEM for Wood combines the strength of top-down fastening with the high-end finish of face grain wood plugs. This comprehensive system allows deck builders to drill, screw, glue and plug all types of hardwoods in a fraction of the time required for traditional plug fastening methods. All of the Pro Plug System components have been carefully and precisely engineered to maximize performance and provide the best finished result. The system features face grain wood plugs, stainless fasteners, a pre-drilling and counter-boring tool and a glue nozzle that applies glue to the sidewalls of the counter-bored hole. See opposite for available wood types.

Pro-Plug-Wood-product-featuresPRO PLUG® SYSTEM for Wood – Product Features

1. FREE SPINNING STOP COLLAR WITH O-RING

The stop collar spins free of the drill and counterbore assembly, and is fitted with a rubber o-ring that prevents damage to the board surface. The hole is complete when the stop collar stops spinning.

2. COUNTERBORE

The case hardened counterbore portion of the tool is designed to perfectly match the geometry of the System’s specially designed fasteners and plugs.

3. DRILL BIT

Drill bits feature Powerbolic fluting, which cuts through decking and flooring more than twice as fast as standard wood bits, even dense hardwoods. The Tool also comes packaged with a spare stub bit, designed for plug-only installations (with no fasteners).

4. FASTENERS

Decking kits come with Grade 305 stainless steel, star drive, 8 x 2-1/2″ plug fasteners. Flooring kits come with zinc plated, #2 square drive, 8 x 1-5/8″ plug fasteners.

Pro-plug-glue-nozle5. PRO PLUG GLUE NOZZLE

The patented Pro Plug Glue Nozzle is designed to apply standard wood glue to the sidewalls of the hole created by the Pro Plug Tool for Wood, in order to achieve maximum holding power. The Nozzle attaches to any interior or exterior 4 or 8 ounce bottle of Titebond® wood glue and any 4, 8 or 16 ounce bottle of Elmer’s® wood glue.

Pro-plug-ipe6. WOOD PLUGS

Face grain wood plugs are available in many species. A unique chamfer and reduced flare angle offers easy insertion and an extremely tight fit with minimal to zero push-up from weathering. Plugs are inserted completely, with no need for sawing or chiseling.

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APPLICATION NOTES

In addition to the Pro Plug Tool for Wood and a Decking/Flooring Kit, installation requires a power drill, a power sander, wood glue and a plastic or wood mallet. (Pro tip: for best results, and to prolong the life of the Pro Plug Tool, use a corded drill). Note: The Pro Plug System for Wood consists of several parts designed to work together as a system. All of these parts must be used together, as instructed, to ensure proper function. For a pdf containing detailed installation instructions (also included with every kit), see the link below.

Pro Plug Decking Kits come with Grade 305 stainless steel deck screws that are 2-1/2″ (63mm) long, for decking that is between 3/4″ (19mm) and 1-1/4″ (32mm) thick. Pro Plug Flooring Kits come with hardened steel zinc plated screws that are 1-5/8″ (41mm) long, for flooring that is 3/4″ (19mm) thick.

Each Pro Plug Tool for Wood package includes a complete tool, 2 standard size replacement drill bits, a stub bit (for plug only installations) and a hex wrench for replacing drill bits. Pro Plug Tool for Wood Replacement Drill Bits are also available and sold in packs of 5.

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IPE CLIP® HIDDEN DECK FASTENER

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Ipe Clip® Extreme™ Fastener Systems

Unlike most all-metal hidden deck fasteners, which can react with wood causing staining, the Ipe Clip® is molded of a malleable plastic polymer resin coating (further adding UV & chemical resistant qualities), allowing for the natural expansion/contraction of wood decking.

Our rigid stainless steel insert firmly holds decking to joists (up to 3X more hold-down strength than other edge-mount deck fasteners), eliminating decking screws from pulling through as the deck material expands.

Designed for exotic hardwoods, the color of the plastic resin also works to further camouflage & conceal our fasteners between the board gaps for a more sleek, upscale surface.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Attachment of deck clip to material at a 45° angle into joists for maximum hold-down
  • Integrated gap spacer legs in 3/32” (Extreme), 5/32” (Extreme4) or 1/4” (6.35mm)
  • Stainless steel reinforcement for extreme hardness
  • Use with lengthwise pre-grooved slots, job site biscuit joiner or router
  • A Symmetrical wood edge profile allows for reversible boards
  • Standard edge profile of 5/32” (4.0mm) by 1/2” (13.0mm)

Remember, a deck, patio or terrace that is installed with DeckWise® Hidden Deck Fasteners will make your new build safer, longer lasting, more durable, and better looking with a smooth surface.

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COMPLETE KITS INCLUDE:

(175) IPE CLIP® Extreme™ Hidden Deck Fasteners
(190) #8×2″ Colormatch Black Stainless Steel Star Drive Screws
(12) 3/8″ Tapered Ipe plugs
(1) 1/8″ High Speed Drill Bit
(1) Screw Gun Driver Bit
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PENOFIN® HARDWOOD FORMULA

penofin-hardwood-oil-ipe-togerwood-batu-vancouverPenofin® Hardwood Formula wood stain is designed to penetrate dense hardwoods that need nourishing and stabilizing. This unique formula absorbs beyond the surface of the wood and most importantly – does not create a surface film. Unlike wood stains with a high-solids content Penofin Hardwood Formula does not simply coat the surface.

Using sustainably harvested Brazilian Rosewood Oil, Penofin® Hardwood Formula is the choice of wood experts who know that penetration is key to longevity and beauty when applying to hardwoods. Penofin is designed to allow wood to breathe, and essential factor when working with exotic hardwoods such as mahogany, teak, Ipe, Brazillian Redwood, Tigerwood and Batu.

Quick Facts

  • Wood stain especially formulated to penetrate dense hardwoods
  • Added ultraviolet protection
  • Transparent natural tone allows the beauty of wood to be seen
  • Used on some of the largest theme park boardwalks in the world
  • Advanced mildew protection
  • Not a surface film that will crack, bubble, or peel
  • Twice the coverage of Messmers UV per 3.78L for a fraction of the price

See how Penofin for Hardwood brings this Southern California deck to life! Easy to apply and maintain Penofin for Hardwood enhances the grain and natural rich color of Ipe, Ironwood, Tigerwood, Teak, Mahogany, Paulope, etc… The world class stain for world class decks!

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  Penofin® First Step Prep For Hardwood

       Features & Benefits:

penofin-wood-prep-before-afterDo you want to annihilate tough stains and watermarks on your outdoor wood features? Maybe you need to remove a nasty stain colour from an existing deck?

The solution is PENOFIN® Wood Preparation products.

STEP 1: Strip!
Specially developed to effectively remove oil finishes on all exterior wood, composite or concrete surfaces using New Clean Strip Technology. Pro-Tech Stripper leaves little or no residue, will not raise grain and provides double the coverage of average strippers. Pro-Tech Stripper is the first step in preparing your wood for a beautiful Penofin application.

STEP 2: Clean!
The best outdoor cleaner for just about everything, this unique formula uses Super Hydrogen Power to tackle just about any cleaning job around your home. Mix these concentrated granules in varying strengths to effectively remove grease, grime, dirt, organic stains, tree sap and mineral deposits. Kills mold and mildew. For use on wood, masonry, concrete, fiber cement, fiberglass, outdoor furniture, cushions and floor coverings, glass and tile.

STEP 3: Brighten!
Penofin Pro-Tech Brightener reestablishes the Ph balance of your wood after stripping and cleaning and brightens gray weathered wood to bring back that mill-bright color. Works on all types of wood, decking, siding and fences; removes mill glaze.


 

BOWRENCH

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The Bowrench is an essential tool for anyone who installs Decking material – regardless of what species. Use Bowrench to straighten a crooked deck plank (see video for instructions) and get fantastic results every time, without wasting perfectly good lumber. You can even use it to straighten Composite or PVC Decking such as Trex, TimberTech and Azek.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Basic tool binds itself to any 2x (1-1/2″) joist.
  • Frees up hands and legs
  • Seconds to operate
  • Gripper swivels for angled decking
  • Interchangeable parts for pushing or pulling
  • Bends multiple boards
  • Closes gaps up to 2-1/4″ +
  • Left or right handed
  • Simple to operate
  • Powerful mechanical advantage
  • All heavy coated steel construction
  • Bends 3/4″, 1x, 2×6, etc.

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