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Blue gum | Eucalyptus globulus subsp. globulus
Blue gum is one of Tasmania's most durable timbers making it particularly suitable for flooring in high traffic areas and commercial projects. Tasmanian Blue gum, Eucalyptus globulus, toned from pale straw to a light brown with a grey green figure

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species
Tasmanian Oak | Eucalyptus regnans, E.obliqua, E.delegatensis
Tasmanian Oak is a warm, dense and resilient hardwood. It works extremely well and produces an excellent finish.

Blue gum | Eucalyptus globulus subsp. globulus
Blue gum is one of Tasmania's most durable timbers making it particularly suitable for flooring in high traffic areas and commercial projects. Tasmanian Blue gum, Eucalyptus globulus, toned from pale straw to a light brown with a grey green figure

Blackwood | Acacia melanoxylon
The stunning timber radiates a subtle beauty that makes it irresistible to Tasmanian designers. It boasts a variety of colours ranging from light golden-brown to deep brown. It is easily worked, very stable and is long lasting.

Radiata pine | Pinus radiata
Radiata pine is a plantation softwood timber grown widely throughout Australia. The timber is low in density and fairly soft. The grain is usually straight, but knots are common.

Myrtle | Nothofagus cunninghamii
Myrtle is a striking wood with rich red, brown, and almost orange tones. Taking a deep lustre when polished, myrtle is prized by architects and furniture makers alike.

Celery top pine | Phyllocladus aspleniifolius
Celery Top is a conifer native to Tasmania. The timber is creamy white, darkening to a mellow rosy gold hue over time and exposure to sunlight.

Huon pine | Lagarostrobos franklinii
Huon Pine is a species endemic to Tasmania. The richness of its golden colour and figure make it one of the world's most desirable furniture and veneering timbers. Its durability and workability make it one of the best boat-building timbers known.

Sassafras | Atherosperma moschatum
Of all Tasmanian timbers, sassafras has the most variable and dynamic colouring. It is particularly attractive as a veneer or as a solid timber with knots providing figure.

Silver Wattle | Acacia dealbata
Silver Wattle is a distinctive tree widely distributed throughout eucalypt forests and woodlands in eastern Australia. The timber varies in colour from light brown to subtle pink with a distinctive white to cream sapwood band.

Plantation Ash | Eucalyptus nitens
Strong, stable and attractive, Plantation Ash is an exclusively plantation grown hardwood suitable for a wide range of applications.

Grades of Tasmanian Oak
Tasmanian Oak Grades

Grades of Blackwood
Blackwood grades

species environmental supplement
Tasmanian Oak | Environmental Supplement
An environmental supplement to the Tasmanian Oak species brochure: information on Tasmanian Oak's resource, identification, forest types, certification, chain of custody, carbon storage, availability, and product use.

Bluegum | Environmental Supplement
An environmental supplement to the Bluegum species brochure: information on Bluegum's resource, identification, forest types, certification, chain of custody, carbon storage, availability, and product use.

Blackwood | Environmental Supplement
An environmental supplement to the Blackwood species brochure: information on Blackwood's resource, identification, forest types, certification, chain of custody, carbon storage, availability, and product use.

Radiata pine | Environmental Supplement
An environmental supplement to the Radiata pine species brochure: information on Radiata pine's resource, identification, forest types, certification, chain of custody, carbon storage, availability, and product use.

Myrtle | Environmental Supplement
An environmental supplement to the Myrtle species brochure: information on Myrtle's resource, identification, forest types, certification, chain of custody, carbon storage, availability, and product use.

Celery top pine | Environmental Supplement
An environmental supplement to the Celery top pine species brochure: information on Celery top pine's resource, identification, forest types, certification, chain of custody, carbon storage, availability, and product use.

Huon pine | Environmental Supplement
An environmental supplement to the existing species brochure: information on resource, identification, forest types, certification, chain of custody, carbon storage, availability, and product use.

Sassafras | Environmental Supplement
An environmental supplement to the Sassafras species brochure: information on Sassafras' resource, identification, forest types, certification, chain of custody, carbon storage, availability, and product use.

Silverwattle | Environmental Supplement
An environmental supplement to the Silverwattle species brochure: information on Silverwattle's resource, identification, forest types, certification, chain of custody, carbon storage, availability, and product use.

Plantation Ash | Environmental Supplement
An environmental supplement to the Plantation Ash species brochure: information on Plantation Ash's resource, identification, forest types, certification, chain of custody, carbon storage, availability, and product use.

species translations
Tasmanian Oak | Mandarin
An updated Tasmanian Oak Mandarin (simplified Chinese) translation with new information on fire hazard properties for flooring, wall and ceiling lining.

Tasmanian Oak | Japanese
Tasmanian Oak species brochure Japanese translation.

Tasmanian Oak | Korean
Tasmanian Oak species brochure Korean translation.

Tasmanian Oak Grades | Mandarin
Updated Tasmanian Oak Grades Mandarin translation.

Tasmanian Oak Grades | Japanese
Tasmania Oak Grades Japanese translation

Tasmanian Oak Grades | Korean
Tasmania Oak Grades Korean translation.

Blackwood | Mandarin
Blackwood species brochure Mandarin translation.

Blackwood | Japanese
Blackwood species brochure Japanese translation.

Blackwood | Korean
Blackwood species brochure Korean translation.

Blackwood Grades | Mandarin
Blackwood Grades Mandarin translation.

Blackwood Grades | Japanese
Blackwood Grades Japanese translation.

Blackwood Grades | Korean
Blackwood Grades Korean translation.

Myrtle | Mandarin
Myrtle species brochure Mandarin translation.

Myrtle | Japanese
Myrtle species brochure Japanese translation.

Myrtle | Korean
Myrtle species brochure Korean translation.

flooring
Timber Flooring Options
This guide helps you select the ideal timber flooring product for your home or office. Covers various timber options and substrates: joists, sheet flooring, concrete, overlays, floating, parquetry, and standard strip timber flooring.

Overview flooring installation guide
This is short guide that covers the main points of installing strip timber flooring either on joists or as an overlay.

Installing Tasmanian Strip Overlay Flooring
An illustrated, step-by-step guide to installing strip flooring as an overlay: includes a range of substrates - joists, sheet, plywood and concrete.

Guide for installing Tasmanian Oak Strip Flooring as an Overlay
This is a concise guide for installing overlay strip flooring on a range of substrates. It covers board selection, storage and site preparation, installation and finishing existing timber strip floors.

Guide for Installing Tasmanian Oak Strip Flooring on Joists
This is a concise guide for installing conventional strip flooring on joists. It covers board selection, storage and site preparation, installation and finishing.

Installing Tasmanian Strip Flooring on Joists
An illustrated, step-by-step guide to installing strip flooring on joists.

Acoustic Treatments for Timber Floors
Information regarding acoustic solutions to reduce sound transmission in timber floor installations.

sustainability
Reducing the carbon footprint and environmental impacts of new buildings - overview.
The Tasmanian Government and community can economically reduce the carbon footprint and environmental impacts of buildings by using more timber and wood products in their design, construction and operation.

Reducing the carbon footprint and environmental impacts of new buildings
A fact sheet on reducing the carbon footprint and environmental impacts of new buildings.

R-values for timber framed elements - Introduction
Introduction - Information and comparisons on the calculation of R-Values for various timber framed elements and materials: roof, walls, and floors.

R-values for timber framed elements - Floors
Information and comparisons on the calculation of R-Values for flooring elements and material combinations.

R-values for timber framed elements - Roofs
Information and comparisons on the calculation of R-Values for roof elements and material combinations.

R-values for timber framed elements - Walls
Information and comparisons on the calculation of R-Values for walls elements and material combinations.

Environmentally Friendly Housing Using Timber - Principles
Highlights the benefits of timber use in sustainable construction and design in housing.

Forests store carbon
Information on storage and emission levels of greenhouse gases in the forestry industry, and their comparison with other sources and industries.

Providing Australian timber for Australians
Discusses the benefits of the environmental controls that certification provides within a sustainable forestry program.

Forest products are part of your life
Timber is natural, renewable and sustainable; and timber or timber products are contained in a large percentage of everyday goods.

Timber products use less energy
Compares the energy consumption required to make finished building products.

Statement on Sustainable Forest Management in Tasmania
Statement on sustainable forest management

Environmental Benefits of Building with Timber
A technical report on the use of timber in the built environment: covers issues of thermal bridging, embodied energy, durability, and energy efficiency.

projects
Dismal Swamp Visitors Centre [print]
This is the print quality version of the Timber in Internal Applications brochure of Dismal Swamp Visitors Centre.

Dismal Swamp Visitors Centre [screen]
This is the screen quality version of the Timber in Internal Applications brochure of Dismal Swamp Visitors Centre.

Forest EcoCentre [print]
This is the print quality version of the Timber in Internal Applications brochure of Forest EcoCentre.

Forest EcoCentre [screen]
This is the screen quality version of the Timber in Internal Applications brochure of Forest EcoCentre.

Forestry Tasmania Offices [print]
This is the print quality version of the Timber in Internal Applications brochure of Forestry Tasmania Offices.

Forestry Tasmania Offices [screen]
This is the screen quality version of the Timber in Internal Applications brochure of Forestry Tasmania Offices.

Meadowbank Estate Vineyard [print]
This is the print quality version of the Timber in Internal Applications brochure of Meadowbank Estate Vineyard.

Meadowbank Estate Vineyard [screen]
This is the screen quality version of the Timber in Internal Applications brochure of Meadowbank Estate Vineyard.

Parliament House, Canberra [print]
This is the print quality version of the Architectural Resource Package brochure of Parliament House, Canberra.

Parliament House, Canberra [screen]
This is the screen quality version of the Architectural Resource Package brochure of Parliament House, Canberra.

Precision Flooring Showroom [print]
This is the print quality version of the Timber in Internal Applications brochure of Precision Flooring Showroom.

Precision Flooring Showroom [screen]
This is the screen quality version of the Timber in Internal Applications brochure of Precision Flooring Showroom.

St Patrick's Cathedral [print]
This is the print quality version of the Timber in Internal Applications brochure of St Patrick's Cathedral.

St Patrick's Cathedral [screen]
This is the screen quality version of the Timber in Internal Applications brochure of St Patrick's Cathedral.

Suber Residence [print]
This is the print quality version of the Architectural Resource Package brochure of Suber Residence.

Suber Residence [screen]
This is the screen quality version of the Architectural Resource Package brochure of Suber Residence.

Sydney Showground Exhibition Building [print]
This is the print quality version of the Architectural Resource Package brochure of Sydney Showground Exhibition Building.

Sydney Showground Exhibition Building [screen]
This is the screen quality version of the Architectural Resource Package brochure of Sydney Showground Exhibition Building.

Victorian County Court [print]
This is the print quality version of the Timber in Internal Applications brochure of Victorian County Court.

Victorian County Court [screen]
This is the screen quality version of the Timber in Internal Applications brochure of Victorian County Court.

installer support
Use of Moisture Meters on Tasmanian Timber
Guidelines for the correct use of moisture meters.

Blackwood Moisture Meter Correction Card
Tabled figures for moisture content percentages, temperatures and corrections for use on Blackwood.

Myrtle Moisture Meter Correction Card
Tabled figures for moisture content percentages, temperatures and corrections for use on Myrtle.

Tasmanian Oak Moisture Meters Correction Card
Table figures for moisture content percentages for the generic grouping of Tasmanian Oak, and associated subspecies.

Eucalyptus obliqua Immature Moisture Meter Card
Figures for moisture content percentages for Immature Eucalyptus obliqua

Eucalyptus obliqua Mature Moisture Meter Card
Figures for moisture content percentages for Mature Eucalyptus obliqua

Eucalyptus regnans and E. delegatensis Moisture Meter Card
Figures for moisture content percentages for Eucalyptus regnans and E. delegatensis.

Material Safety Sheet
Timber and timber products have to be handled and machined safely on building sites and in workshops. Saw dust needs to be collected at the point of generation and some timbers have known toxicological effects.

Timber Building in Australia

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