Tender Price Archive

Prices accepted in past IST Tenders, most at IST Geeveston 

The prices shown below are based on prices accepted per cubic metre and indicate the range of offers expected for special timbers material offered for sale by tender. Of course each tender contains different material and competition for logs varies from tender to tender.

The price range of dollars per cubic metre shown for each material type approximates prices offered for the range of tendered logs, from smaller good quality logs up to the larger, highest quality pieces.

Eucalypt
Logs with fiddle-back grain - $300 - $500 / m3
Logs with burls or tear-drop figure - $250 - $900 / m3

Myrtle
Plain logs - $250 - $600 / m3   Old Downer logs - $200 - $950 / m3
Burled logs or stumps - $350 - $1750 / m3
Tiger figure in logs or shorts - $1,000 - $5,300 / m3

Celery-top pine
Logs - $400 - $1,800 / m3
Log shorts, 1.0 m - 1.5 m - $250 - $350 / m3
Pole size logs - $500 - $600 / m3

Blackwood
Logs, plain grain - $250 - $520 / m3
Log shorts, good+ quality, plain grain, $275 / m3
Logs with birds-eye figure - from $550 - $2,700/ m3
Stump sections with fiddle-back grain - $500 - $800 / m3
Logs with fiddle-back grain - up to $1900 / m3

Leatherwood
Logs (salvaged) plain to purple-heart - $250 - $1,750 / m3

Sassafras
Logs,  black-heart stain - $500 - $3,800 / m3, average quality $1500+ / m3, exceptional logs sold to $5,300 / m3
Sassafras logs, spalted - $350 - $1,650 / m3
Sassafras logs, plain colour - $500 - $1,500 / m3

Huon Pine
Craft logs or pieces - from $550 - $3,350 / m3

King Billy Pine craft pieces - $1,000 - $2,200 / m3

Silver Wattle logs
Plain - $160 - $425 / m
Log with figure $300 - $650 / m3

Banksia
Logs - $400 - $1,200 / m3

Ti tree (leptospermum)
$800 - $1,050 / m3 with red heart colour

Dorrell
Logs - $330 - $1,350 / m3

Satin wood
Log $380 / m3

Musk
Logs - log + burl $290 - $2650 / m3

Cheesewood
Logs $330 - $1000 / m3

Most Recent Tender Prices Accepted

IST Geeveston - August 2021, prices accepted in $/m3 at or rounded down to next $25 multiple.

Lot 1, a & b Sassafras - 250

Log 2, Sassafras - 325

Log 3, Sassafras, small black-heart - 325

Log 4, Sassafras, black-heart - 3200

Log 5, Sassafras, black-heart - 1650

Log 6, Sassafras, black-heart - 1050

Log 7, Sassafras - 325

Log 8, Sassafras, black- heart - 2000

Log 9, Sassafras, black-heart - 1500

Log 10 a & b, Sassafras, black-heart - 2125

Log 11, Sassafras, black-heart - 1100

Log 12, Sassafras, black-heart - 1475

Log 13, Sassafras - 475

Log 14, Sassafras, black-heart - 3225

Log 15, Sassafras, black-heart - 1325

Log 16, Sassafras, black-heart - 1350

Log 17, Sassafras, black-heart - 1300

Log 18, Sassafras, black-heart - 1075

Log 19, Sassafras, small black-heart - 400

Log 20, Sassafras, small black-heart - 725

Log 21, Sassafras, black-heart - 1625

Log 22, Sassafras, black-heart - 1800

Log 23, Eucalypt, gum eyes - 300

Log 24, Eucalypt, tear drop - 275

Log 25, Eucalypt, tear drop - 500

Log 26, Eucalypt, tear drop - 350

Log 27, Sassafras stump, black-heart - 675

Log 28, Musk stump & root burl - 1750

Log 29, Myrtle with burls - 925

Log 30, Myrtle with burls - 900

Log 31, Myrtle with burls - 1325

Log 32, Blackwood - 1150

Log 33, Blackwood - 775

Lot 34, a - e, Sassafras - 175

Lot 35, a - e Sassafras - 200

Lot 36, a - c Sassafras - 350