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Speciality timbers go under the hammer

12 March 2015

The Forest Products Commission (FPC) is expecting spirited bidding from wood enthusiasts and craftspeople when approximately 20 tonnes of assorted timber species, from the Goldfields region, are auctioned at the FPC’s Harvey Mill on 21 March 2015.

The varieties of arid timber species include sandalwood, gimlet, salmon gum, beefwood, native willow and corkwood and include burls and sawn timber.

Also going under the hammer is an assortment of South West native forest speciality feature logs, including a quality selection of marri, blackbutt, jarrah (logs and burls), jarrah firewood logs, sheoak, holly leaf banksia, woody pear and yellow stringy bark.

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

Regular 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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