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

Lot 1, Sassafras, black-heart - 475

Log 2, Sassafras, black-heart - 1025

Log 3, Sassafras, black-heart - 2000

Log 4, Sassafras, black-heart - 950

Log 5, Sassafras, black-hearty - 825

Log 6, Sassafras, black-heart - 850

Log 7, Sassafras, black-heart - 775

Log 8, Sassafras, black- heart - 500

Log 9, Sassafras, black-heart - 1000

Log 10, Sassafras, black-heart - 2175

Log 11, Sassafras, black-heart - 2000

Log 12, Sassafras, black-heart - 2000

Log 13, Sassafras, black-heart - 2000

Log 14, Sassafras, black-heart - 500

Log 15, Sassafras, black-hearty - 1000

Log 16, Sassafras, black-heart - 600

Log 17, Sassafras, black-heart - 1000

Log 18, Sassafras, black-heart - 475

Log 19, Sassafras, black-heart - 475

Log 20, Sassafras, black-heart - 1575

Log 21, Sassafras, black-heart - 525

Log 22, Eucalypt, tear drop - 125

Log 23, Eucalypt, tear drop - 100

Log 24, Silver wattle - 725

Log 25, Silver wattle - 400

Log 26, Silver wattle - 400

Log 27, Musk - no bid

Log 28, Musk - 900

Log 29, Musk - no bid

Log 30, Musk - 600

Log 31, Musk - 575

Log 32, Musk - 400

Log 33, Myrtle downer - 150

Log 34, Myrtle downer - 225

Log 35, Myrtle downer - 275

Log 36, Sassafras, 5 plain logs - 300

Log 37, Banksia - 300

Log 38, Banksia - 200

Log 39, Banksia - 1050

Log 40, Banksia - 225

Lot 41, Banksia - 1050

Log 42, Banksia - 600