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Fierce bidding expected at timber auction

26 October 2015

The final Forest Products Commission (FPC) public log auction for 2015 is once again expected to attract energetic bidding from wood enthusiasts and craftspeople.

Approximately 500 tonnes of speciality timber logs from the South West and Goldfields regions will go under the hammer at FPC’s Harvey Mill at 10.00 am on Saturday, 14 November 2015.

“Up for auction will be a variety of arid timber species including sandalwood, gimlet, salmon gum and Goldfields blackbutt,” explains FPC auctions coordinator, Steve Davis.

“Also expected to cause a flurry amongst bidders is the assortment of timber species from the South West, including a quality selection of marri, blackbutt, jarrah (logs and burls), jarrah firewood logs, sheoak, holly leaf banksia and woody pear.”

The feature timber on offer contains beautiful rich vibrant colours and desirable characteristics including curly grain and birdseye.

Regular public auctions provide the opportunity for local Western Australian artisans to purchase a unique range of assorted native timbers.

Timber can be inspected at 64 Weir Road, Harvey, during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, or on the day of the auction between 8.00am and 9.30am. To arrange an inspection prior to auction contact Steve Davis on 0427 380 632.


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