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Logs for Tender

You can see a summary of prices accepted by IST Geeveston and IST Smithton during previous tenders at 'Tender Sale Prices'.  

If you wish to receive email notice of future tenders send your name and email address to or to Murray Jessup, ISTT Tenders, PO Box 207, Hobart, TAS. 7001.



Beams / Posts

IST Geeveston has sawn Celery-top pine square posts / beams in the following sizes 75 mm, 100 mm, 125 mm, 150 mm and 200 mm in lengths from 1.2 metres to 3.3 metres.  A new option is hexagonal, octagonal or round posts in lengths from 1.5 m - 3.2 m, milled on the lathe attachment for the new electric Woodmizer bandsaw mill.   These shapes make attractive and practical feature posts in houses, verandahs or gazebos. Celery-top pine timber will age to an attractive honey coloured timber if oiled and is naturally durable - no chemicals!

You can order or inspect these post options at IST Geeveston and we are happy to mill new material to suit your project. 


Wide dry slabs

Seasoned wide slabs sawn from high quality Black-heart Sassafras, Blackwood, Myrtle and Celery-top Pine logs (and from Myrtle and Eucalypt burls) are available in widths from 350 mm - 900 mm, in lengths from 2.5 m  to 3.5 m.  Slabs can be supplied as rough-sawn pieces 30 mm or 55 - 60 mm thick or dressed to 25 mm or 45 mm thickness.  We can supply slabs with natural edges or sawn pieces free of heart and sapwood suitable for table tops, shelves, bars, mantel pieces or furniture.    Prices based on a piece 2.5 m x 500 mm wide x 55 mm thick, either rough sawn or dressed are - plain timber $250 / $350 or figured timber from burled logs or black-heart sassafras $350 / $430.   Wholesale prices are available for rack purchases and we have matched slab sets sawn from logs and burls, either air seasoned or air & kiln seasoned.  Seasoned slabs sawn from Eucalypt and myrtle burls are also available as rough-sawn or dressed pieces, either 40 mm or 55 mm thick - prices either rough sawn or dressed for a burl disc 500 mm diameter x 40 mm thick are $45 r/s $55 dr and for 500 mm x 55 mm thick are $60 r/s $75 dressed. 


Green burls

Green unprocessed burls are recovered from Myrtle and Eucalyptus trees during harvesting operations on state forests, to provide raw material for processors and makers of high quality pieces.  All Myrtle burls sell at $2.20 per kg, while Eucalypt burls less than 100 kg in weight sell for $1.50 per kg and burls 100 kg or more sell for $1.00 per kg, these prices include GST.  Contact ISTT Geeveston or Smithton to inquire about their availability.


Huon Pine craftwood

Huon Pine craftwood, limbwood, stumps and pieces for boat knees can be purchased from IST Strahan, by appointment; please call 03 6472 6004.  Huon Pine craftwood and limbwood is also available from IST Geeveston during their normal business hours.   Prices for each type of Huon Pine material are based on weight, size and quality.  


Sawn Timber for Sale

Timber for sale, air or kiln dried racks, rough sawn material - see descriptions and images of each rack.  


Veneers for Sale

Veneer bundles of cheesewood and tiger myrtle are available at IST Smithton, please contact 0428 467 408.