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Nickel Gap Tongue & Groove vs. Shiplap

Move over Shiplap – Nickel Gap is Here to Stay!

“Nickel gap siding is similar to shiplap, but these planks are made with an interlocking “tongue and groove” profile on all four sides, so they don’t overlap at all. The “tongue” actually fits in the “groove,” and once installed on a surface, the boards have a gap between them that’s about the width of a nickel, hence the name. So you don’t get the warping that causes shiplap to look crooked or uneven. And you often don’t have to prime nickel gap either or worry about filling knots. And to that end, did I mention that these planks can be blind nailed for a cleaner, totally smooth look? Nickel gap siding is basically the modernist way to do shiplap that still has a tiny bit of a vintage appeal. ” – an excerpt from this article

Johnson Pine offers Nickel Gap Pre-Finished with Clearcoat and/or stain in both 6″ and 8″ wide. Our Nickel Gap is also end-matched for easy installation and less waste!

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Empire Clear Coat Pine

Empire Clear Coat Pine

Let the natural wood grain and elegant beauty gleam with a maintenance free finish

Almond Pine

Almond Pine

Bring home the warmth of this comfortable and luxurious warm almond finish

Copper Pine

Copper Pine

Warm, beautiful Copper stained pine is sure to wow anyone who walks through the door

Stonewash Pine

Stonewash Pine

The perfect shade of pickled white lets the beauty of knots and grain shine through

Whitewash Pine

Whitewash Pine

Modern, bright and clean with a rustic appeal allowing a soft hint of wood grain through

Arctic White Pine

Arctic White Pine

Perfect for the farmhouse look, provides a “painted” look with textures appearing through the finish

Driftwood Pine

Driftwood Pine

Add color to any room with a gorgeous grey stain. Amazing with white accents

Bluestain Pine

Bluestain Pine

Bring out the natural variation in pine grain with this truly unique bluestain pine


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WP4 V-Groove

V-Groove T&G (WP4)

A Classic Tongue & Groove WP4 Pattern helps any room in your home stand out

Edge & Center Bead (ECB)

Edge & Center Bead T&G (ECB)

This traditional board profile replacates tounge-and-groove places for a classic look

Nickel Gap

Nickel Gap T&G

Create a decorative finish with with this pattern in either Smooth or Rustic finish