Current Tender

Offers accepted for the November tender at IST Geeveston

Twenty eight of thirty five logs comprising black-heart sassafras, figured eucalypt and red-heart ti tree were sold at average to good prices.  Prices for black-heart sassafras logs averaged about $1200  per cubic metre, range $500 - $1800 per cubic metres.  Ti tree logs averaged $650 per cubic metre.  No bids were received for six sassafras logs and two eucalypt logs.  Rounded sale prices for each log are shown in the 'Tender Price Archive', below the long term average prices. 

If you are interested in the sassafras or eucalypt logs which did not sell please contact Mr Chris Emmett at IST Geeveston, email: chris.emmett@sttas.com.au  tel: 03 6295 7161 or mobile 0419 998 452.  

December tender at IST Geeveston

A tender of specialty timbers logs (sassafras, celery-top pine, myrtle, blackwood, figured eucalypt and ti tree) will be offered for inspection and sale from Friday 6 - Monday 16 December 2019.  Completed tender form must be received by 10 pm on 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. 

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.