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 - $675 / m3

Myrtle
Plain logs - $250 - $600 / m3
Burled logs or stumps - $350 - $900 / m3
Tiger figure in logs or shorts - $1,000 - $5,300 / m3

Celery-top pine
Logs - $400 - $1,100 / 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 - $1,600 / m3

Sassafras
Logs,  black-heart stain - $500 - $3,800 / m3, average quality $1500+ / m3, exceptional logs sold to $5,000 / 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

Wattle logs
Plain - $160 - $200 / m
Log with figure - $250 / m3

Banksia
Logs - $800 - $1,200 / m3

Ti tree (leptospermum)
$150 - $400 / m3 with heart colour

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

Satin wood
Log $380 / m3

Musk
Log $290 / m3

Cheesewood
Logs $330 - $500 / m3

Most Recent Tender Prices

IST Geeveston- March 2019

Prices accepted per cubic metre, (rounded down to next $25 multiple)

Sassafras logs
Log 1    black-heart - $2875
Log 2    white/black-heart - $525
Log 3    plain - $700
Log 4    black-heart / spalted - $500
Log 5    small black-heart - $650
Log 6    small black-heart - $725
Log 7    black-heart - $2625
Log 8    black-heart - $2800
Lot 9     black-heart - $500
Log 10  plain - $200
Log 11  small black-heart - $1025
Log 12  black-heart/spalted - $2075

Log 13  light black-heart - $850
Log 14, plain - $425
Log 15  plain - $475
Log 16  black-heart - $2800

Log 17  black-heart - $3175
Log 18  black-heart - $2875
Log 19  plain - $375
Log 20  black-heart/spalted - $2800
Log 21  plain - $350

Leatherwood logs

Log 22   plain - $1200

Log 23, plain - no bid

log 24, plain - $1125

log 25, red-heart - $1350

log 26, red-heart - $1100

Eucalypt, figured
 

Log 27  - $250
Log 28  - $175

Log 29 - $150

Ti tree

Log 30,  - $400

Log 31, - $400

Celery-top pine

Log 32, -  $1100

Log 33, - $1100

Silver wattle

Log 34 - bid not accepted

Log 35 - no bid