Current Tender

December 2019 tender at IST Geeveston

A tender of thirty eight specialty timbers logs (32 black-heart sassafras, 1 celery-top pine, 1 myrtle, 1 blackwood, 1 leatherwood and 2 figured eucalypt) is open for inspection and offers from Friday 6 - Monday 16 December 2019.  See descriptions and images for each log below and see the Tender Price Archive for guidance with bids.

Completed, signed tender forms must be received by 10 pm on Monday 16/12/19. Inspections of these logs at IST Geeveston will be welcome on week days between 8 am and 4 pm during this period.  Any questions please contact Chris Emmett.  If anyone bidding in this tender could not collect their log purchase or if Chris could not complete milling logs before the Christmas shutdown, purchased logs can be stored in a shady position under water sprays until January or February 2020.  

Huon pine slabs

Two packs of thick high grade Huon pine slabs suitable for carving or premium furniture pieces are in stock at IST Geeveston; questions or orders to Chris please.   

Logs for Purchase

Logs not selected for tenders, except sassafras logs, can be purchased directly from IST Geeveston.  Blackwood, myrtle, silver wattle, craft grade Huon pine and celery-top pine poles can be loaded for removal or can be milled to your requirements by IST Geeveston.  Contact Mr Chris Emmett by email chris.emmett@sttas.com.au or tel 03 6295 7161 or mobile 0419 998 452 to discuss the prices and material available for selection.  

Horizontal Scrub 

Fresh salvaged horizontal scrub pieces 2.1 - 2.3 metres x 25 mm - 100 mm diameter suitable for walking / trail sticks, stools, chairs etc arrived at IST Geeveston during August.   Visit or contact Chris Emmett if you wish to purchase this unique material which has become more scarce and difficult to obtain. 

Log 16, Sassafras, black-heart & spalted

Log 18 Sassafras, black-heart & spalted

Log 24, Sassafras, light black-heart & spalted

Log 27, Sassafras, black-heart & spalted

Log 30, Sassafras, black-heart & plain