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FSC Certified Machiche siding is a high-performance, long lasting and beautiful Mataverde hardwood cladding option. Machiche, (pronounced mah - CHEE' - chay) is very hard and dense, which makes it a very durable hardwood siding option. Machiche has rich, chocolatey brown tones and some exotic grain variations - and it looks beautiful. Machiche siding is favored by owners, designers and builders, especially on LEED projects, where it's FSC Certification can help earn points for the project. Machiche rainscreen siding may be installed vertically, horizontally or even diagonally with the Climate-Shield® Rain Screen System. Machiche hardwood siding can be finished or left to weather naturally. Read all about it.

Why Use Machiche Hardwood Rain Screen Cladding and Siding?

Mataverde Machiche Hardwood Siding is an exceptionally strong, long lasting and highly durable wood cladding species available for rainscreen siding designs and installations. Mataverde Machiche rain screen siding has some incredibly high mechanical properties and characteristics.
Machiche Siding Fact Sheet


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1x6 Machiche rainscreen siding on commercial installation


Machiche wood siding is naturally gorgeous. Machiche has a spectacular natural appeal, and is a long lasting rainscreen cladding material option. The beautiful chocolate tones of Machiche siding add a warm look to any residential or commercial facade.  The rugged durability of Machiche siding make it a natural for rainscreen system installations.  To see other Machiche wood siding project photos, visit the Machiche Rain Screen Gallery.

FSC Certified Machiche hardwood siding finishing options. Machiche siding is real hardwood, but it performs so well outdoors, you can either finish it, or you can allow it to naturally weather. You can enhance the natural beauty of Machiche rain screen wood siding with an oil finish. Or you can let it "weather out" to a natural silvery patina.  Whether you prefer to maintain the 'like new' Machiche wood appearance, or want the silvery look, the choice is yours.  For more information about your finish options, DOWNLOAD "HOW WOODS WEATHER GUIDE"


If you'd like to see if Machiche siding meets your project budget requirements, please request a quote today.

Other Wood Siding Species Options and Comparisons

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For additional information about other wood siding material options and their potential compatibility with the Climate-Shield Rain Screen System, please click on the link below to Download our Wood Siding Species Comparisons Chart.

If the wood siding species you are considering is not listed on the chart, please Contact our Specialists.


Learn more about wood rainscreen siding. Download the Ultimate Guide to Wood Rainscreens