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

Lot 1, Sassafras - 400

Log 2, Sassafras - 225

Log 3, Sassafras - 325

Log 4, Sassafras, small black-heart - 750

Log 5, Sassafras - 175

Log 6, Sassafras - 375

Log 7, Sassafras - 500

Log 8, Sassafras, black- heart - 975

Log 9, Sassafras, small black-heart - 550

Log 10, Sassafras - 325

Log 11, Sassafras - 500

Log 12, Sassafras - 275

Log 13, Sassafras, small black-heart - 875

Log 14, Sassafras, small black-heart - 550

Log 15, Sassafras - 225

Log 16, Sassafras - 700

Log 17, Sassafras, small black-heart - 350

Log 18, Sassafras, small black-heart - 1000

Log 19, Sassafras - 250

Log 20, Sassafras, small black-heart - 950

Log 21, Sassafras - 500

Log 22, Sassafras, small black-heart - 225

Log 23, Sassafras - 300

Log 24, Silver wattle - 200

Log 25, Silver wattle - 175

Log 26, Silver wattle - 300

Log 27, Banksia - 600

Log 28, Banksia - 700

Log 29, Banksia - 800

Log 30, Banksia - 900

Log 31, Banksia - no bid, (sold subsequently)

Log 32, Banksia - 450

Log 33, Myrtle downer - 300

Log 34, Myrtle downer - 250

Log 35, Myrtle downer - 425

Log 36, Blackwood - 300

Log 37, Blackwood - 350

Log 38, Eucalypt, tear drop - 400

Log 39, Eucalypt, tear drop - 375

Log 40, Eucalypt, tear drop / gum / plain - bids not accepted

Lot 41, Sassafras, five logs - 150

Log 42, Sassafras - 375

Log 43, Huon pine craft log - 1600