Bring your timber project ideas to life. We acknowledge that Architects are at the forefront of design, trends and change in the building industry. We want to hear your design vision, and help turn that vision into a functional building that will stand the test of time. CUTEK® is committed to helping architects and designers achieve the best aesthetic and protection outcomes for their timber project.
Excellent Technical Advice
CUTEK® technical representatives are all highly experienced and offer the best hands-on support in the business. Each and every one of them has worked extensively in the timber, or the building industries prior to working for CUTEK®. If you have questions about timber, or how you can include it successfully in your design vision, .
Tailored Project Solutions
At CUTEK®, we understand each project is unique, therefore we do not expect you to necessarily fit within our standard solutions. Our in house chemists are able to formulate bespoke protection alternatives for both interior and exterior timber applications that meet the specific design brief of your project. If you need a speciality timber solution, .
We have the ability to create one of a kind colourtones which help ensure that your project is exactly how you imagined it could be (see Westfield Coomera Case Study). .
Dedicated Architectural Consultant with CPD Training
We have a dedicated Architectural representative who understands the unique aspects of the design process and can provide insight into timber construction and protection to ensure your best project outcome. CUTEK® also provides free CPD training seminars to architect and design firms on the characteristics, properties and protection of timber. to book in a Free CPD training day at your firm.
New Timber – Clean with CUTEK® Restore as per manufacturer instructions
Previously Coated Timber – Strip coating with CUTEK® Wood Stripper to remove the previous coating and clean with CUTEK® Restore as per manufacturer instructions.
STEP 2 PROTECT
Apply minimum of 2 coats of your chosen CUTEK® timber oil (CUTEK® Extreme CD50 or CUTEK® Wood Preservative) with CUTEK® Colourtone (if desired), allowing ample time for the oil to penetrate and dry between coats.
For maximum timber protection, we recommend 2 coats of CUTEK® Wood Preservative.
For maximum colour retention, we recommend 2 coats of CUTEK® Extreme CD50 with double CUTEK® Colourtone
PREPARE: Clean with CUTEK® Quickclean as per manufacturer instructions
PROTECT: Apply 1 x coat of your chosen CUTEK® timber oil (CUTEK® Extreme CD50 or CUTEK® Wood Preservative) with CUTEK® Colourtone (if desired)
STEP 1 PREPARE
New Timber – Lightly sand timber surface using 180 grit sandpaper before cleaning the surface with mineral turpentine.
Previously Coated Timber – Lightly sand timber surface using 180 grit sandpaper before cleaning surface. Test adhesion of CUTEK® Interior to surface prior to full coating.
STEP 2 PROTECT
Apply minimum of 2 coats of CUTEK® Interior as per manufacturer instructions.
Our CPD training ‘Timber Protection: Issues and Solutions’ covers the technical properties of timber, the effects of moisture and long-term protection options to extend service life. Presented at your premises, our CUTEK® CPD training provides 1 CPD point for each attendee.
Contact us at 1300 1 CUTEK or fill out the form below to book your CUTEK® CPD training.
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Colourtone swatches are shown below in groups of Brown Hues, Red Hues, Yellow Hues and White/Black Hues.
We understand each project is unique and we want to help architects achieve the right colour for their project. The CUTEK® Colourtone range has been developed over 2 decades to suit the hue and undertones of common Australian timber species and to meet historical and emerging design trends. If there is not a Colourtone that suits your project, we will make a bespoke one in consulation with you and your design brief. Contact us to use our free colour matching service or to request a free sample testpot of your preferred Colourtones.
WESTFIELD CASE STUDY
Westfield Coomera was the first greenfield site development for the Sentre Group in over a decade and timber was utilised as a design element in both interior and exterior built environments.
CUTEK®’s dedicated architectural representative was brought in to assist the architect, designers and builders achieve the desired colour and protection level for timber fittings that were integrated into the overall design.
We care about your project, no matter how big or small. If your project uses timber, we want to be a part of it.
We have an extensive Research and Development program (based in Queensland, Australia), that ensures our wood protection technology is always progressive and insightful, using the best resources and know-how available, to make wood protection products that ACTUALLY WORK.
We formulate bespoke timber protection solutions to meet the unique project needs for architects and designers across Australia. Contact us to get the right solution for your project.
Being sustainable or green has become a slogan, but at CUTEK® it is part of our DNA. The very purpose for the creation of CUTEK® products was to maximise the service life of timber. It is a simple equation: extension of the service life of timber = less trees cut down as their replacement.
CUTEK® products are also manufactured with the use of high-grade recycled raw materials and renewable resources where possible, which decreases waste stream and incinerations. Our internal systems are paperless, and have been since 2012 and we recycle manufacturing materials.
CUTEK® is committed to formulating products with lower Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs). This means more protective components penetrate and STAY permanently in the coated timber and less VOCs are released into the environment than many of our direct competitor’s products.
Beyond these internal measures, CUTEK® also gives back. We are champions for the ecological use and long-term protection of timber. We are partnered with One Tree Planted and plant 1 tree for every can of CUTEK® timber oil sold worldwide. At CUTEK® sustainability isn’t a slogan, it is in our DNA.
WE HAVE PARTNERED WITH ONE TREE PLANTED AND ARE COMMITTED TO PLANT 1 TREE FOR EVERY CAN OF CUTEK® OIL SOLD AROUND THE WORLD.