Timbers

Quality

We specialise in the supply of fine quality, Tasmanian Native Timbers, including many minor species. Our timber is supplied just as nature presents it – beautiful colours, striking figuration and unique shapes.

The Tasmanian Native Timbers Selection

 

Tasmanian_BlackwoodTasmanian Blackwood

A high quality ornamental timber used for cabinet and furniture making, turning and panelling. The wood is hard and close grained with deep, dark colour and satiny lustre.


Celery_Top_PineCelery Top Pine

A pale straw coloured soft wood with fine grain. Traditionally used for boat building, joinery, bench tops, and flooring. Good for turning, especially spindle work. Finishes well.


Tasmanian_MyrtleTasmanian Myrtle

A beautiful red coloured timber, which is very strong and wears well. Its value for furniture and decorative work is well known. It works well and takes a fine polish. Striking fiddleback figure sometimes present.


Blackheart_SassafrasBlackheart Sassafras

A beautiful timber, regarded by many as an intermediate between softwood and hardwood. Timber shows attractive, dark coloured figuring known as “black heart”. It takes a beautiful polish. Each saw log has its own unique features, making each cut board a “one off” piece.


Cypress_MacrocarpaCypress Macrocarpa

A very good, versatile timber for boatbuilding, furniture, and joinery. Sapwood is creamy white, heart is amber in colour. Has fine texture and is durable for uses above ground.


Tasmanian_OakTasmanian Oak

A strong durable hardwood used in all classes of building, flooring and internal work. Has light colour and is well suited to finishing with stain to match existing timber work.


Huon Pine

Possibly the best known Tasmanian softwood, Huon Pine has a unique odour which is caused by its oil. Excellent for craft and boat building, it works very well and finishes beautifully.