Formerly called Grad for Kebony the Click-in Cladding™ System combines Kebony’s long-lasting wood cladding with the Grad® Mini Rail for a faster and more precise cladding install without the hassle and uncertainty of traditional hidden fastening methods.
Our Clear grade Cladding Board was designed to give you the look you want without being overwhelmed with custom profile options. The grooves on the back of the board fit seamlessly with the Grad™ rail system, giving you the option of installing the board vertically or horizontally with two popular gap sizes to choose from.
Up to 35 year warranty against rot
No maintenance required
Fades to silver-gray patina when left unfinished
In stock, no custom milling required
One board with 2 gap size options
1×6 Clear Cladding Board (#2682) Actual Dimensions: 13/16″ x 5 11/16″ Lengths: 10′, 12′, 14′, 16′
Grad™ Mini Rail clips are factory-placed in position, so the installer simply fastens the rails onto the sheathing or vapor barrier and snaps the boards on. The rails create a natural air gap so there’s no need to install furring strips ahead of time.
Based on the desired aesthetic, Mini Rails come in two different gap sizes and can be installed vertically or horizontally.
Patented clips pre-mounted on aluminum rails
Uniform spacing for the perfect look
Built-in air gap behind the boards
A true hidden fastening system
50% faster installation time
Made of 100% recyclable aluminum and POM (polyoxymethylene)
No pre-drilling of the boards or rails required
Mini Rail Options
1×6 w/Narrow Gap (G2171) Gap Spacing: 5/32″ (similar to nickel gap) Rail Length: Approx. 6 ft. Coverage: 190 sf/box (16″ OC spacing) 285 sf/box (24″ OC spacing)
Grad™ Spacing Template Included in your Mini Rail box will be a spacing template. This tool is placed between an existing rail and the next rail to keep alignment and gap spacing uniform across the project.
Grad™ Riser Support For roof lines or short runs, you can use the riser support to maintain the correct gap between the stud and the board. The riser support has an opening so you can face fasten the board using the Pro Plug® system for Kebony.