Timbers


Durian

Applications: Door & window frames, flooring, furniture, staircases & mouldings.

This tree produces the “durian fruit”. Once the tree stops bearing fruit it is harvested for its timber.


Jarrah (Red Timber)

Jarrah is a large hardwood growing in the South-West corner of Western Australia and it’s appearance varies from rich reds to deep browns, with sapwood being a clearly distinguished pale yellow. The texture is course and generally straight grained although some interlocked grain may feature. Read More


Kwila/Merbau (Brown Timber)

Is a very hardy and resistant tropical hardwood. Kwila is a tropical hardwood which is found in South-east Asia, the Philippines, Solomon Islands, Fiji and Papua New Guinea.

It can also be found in the northern tropical regions of Australia. read more


Sydney Blue Gum

Sydney Blue Gum is a tall tree, found along the New South Wales coastline extending from Batemans Bay in the south to southern Queensland.

The tree gets its name from both its prevalence around the city of Sydney and the sometimes bluish appearance of its bark. read more


Radiata Pine

Radiata pine, formerly referred to as Monterey pine or insignis pine, is a large softwood native to a very limited area of the west coast of North America.

It is planted widely in the world’s south temperate zone, especially in South Africa, Chile, New Zealand and Australia. read more


Surian Cedar (Red Timber)

A medium to large softwood attaining 40 m in height, with grey to grey-brown bark, which is shed in thin patches.

It is found in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Papua New Guinea. Equivalent to the Red Cedar of Australia. read more


Pacific Maple (Light Timber)

Pacific Maple is the common trading name for a number of S.E.Asian hardwoods marketed in Australia. It’s appearance is a Pinkish brown to pale reddish brown. read more

This is a medium hard wood suitable for all types of furniture.


Blackbutt  (Light Timber)

Blackbutt is a native Australian hardwood timber found in New South Wales and Southern Queensland, it comes from a fast growing tree making it a good plantation timber. It’s a popular timber within the building industry and widely used for construction purposes like building timber decks, pergolas carports and any other outdoor timber structure’s. read more


Hoop Pine  (Blonde Timber)

Hoop Pine is a straight grained wood, evenly textured and very fine. The growth rings are not distinct, but they are visible, and the figure is mottled and plain. The heartwood ranges from light yellow brown to pale cream, and although there is little difference in colour between the heartwood and the sapwood, the heartwood is a little darker. Sapwood 7.5 – 15mm wide is often flecked and light brown in colour.


Rosewood  (Red Timber)

Suitable for high quality furniture and cabinet work. Also suitable for flooring, finely turned articles, gun stocks, rifle butts and decorative sliced veneer. It is prized for carving local artefacts and in making ceremonial hand drums. It has good acoustic and tonal qualities, making it suitable for musical instruments. This timber is very durable


Spotted Gum  (Brown Timber)

Spotted Gum is one of Australia’s premium native hardwoods with a striking appearance and a high degree of natural durability and strength, making it an ideal timber for a variety of structural, exterior and interior applications. Architects and designers throughout the world value Spotted Gum timbers for their back-sawn grain structure, attractive markings and vibrant colour palette.


Tasmanian Oak (Light Timber)

This timber main source is Tasmania, Victoria & New South Wales. Tasmanian Oak is light in colour, varying from straw to reddish brown with intermediate shades of cream to pink. It is recognised for its excellent staining qualities, which allow ready matching with other timbers, finishes or furnishings. It is a versatile timber perfect for flooring, panelling, architraves, skirtings, window reveals, cupboard doors and stairs.


Grey Iron Bark

The appearance ranges from pale brown to dark brown with occasional rich, red tones and its grain is usually tight and straight.

This versatility has seen it expand into a new, limitless range of applications including cladding, flooring, decking and joinery products as well as feature posts and beams


Red Iron Bark

Red Ironbark is extremely hard. Its colour varies from pale to rich reds as well as browns. The grain is usually interlocked, with a moderately coarse texture. A medium to large hardwood growing mainly in the North Central Victoria, the inland slopes of New South Wales, and occasionally in the coastal districts of Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland.

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