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 - $1200 / 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 - 2000 / m3

Cheesewood
Logs $330 - $1000 / m3

Most Recent Tender Prices Accepted

STT Strahan - Huon Pine, Jan - Feb 2021

Lot 1, Huon pine Sawlogs, five logs, average volume 1.08 m3, average price $2675 / cubic metre

Lot 2, Huon pine Sawlogs, fourteen logs, average volume 0.72 m3, average price $1550 / cubic metre

Lot 3, Huon pine Utility logs, seven logs, average volume 0.76 m3, average price $1325 / cubic metre.

 

IST Geeveston - April 2021

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

Log 1   Sassafras, black-heart, light - $600
Log 2   Sassafras, black-heart - $275
Log 3   Sassafras, plain - $475

Log 4,  Sassafras, black-heart - $1700

Log 5   Sassafras, black-heart - $1275

Log 6   Sassafras, black-heart - $1100
Log 7   Sassafras, black-heart - $725

Log 8   Sassafras, black-heart / plain - $250
Log 9   Sassafras, black-heart - $475
Log 10  Sassafras, black-heart - $1825

Log 11  Sassafras, black-heart - $2750

Log 12  Sassafras, black-heart - $3850

Log 13  Sassafras, plain with burls - no bids

Log 14  Sassafras, black-heart - $2550

Log 15  Sassafras, black-heart - $1275

Log 16  Sassafras, black-heart - $2450

Log 17  Sassafras, black-heart - $3200

Log 18  Sassafras, black-heart - $2300

Log 19  Sassafras, plain / black-heart - $950

Log 20 Sassafras, black-heart - $2150

Log 21 Sassafras, black-heart - $1175

Log 22 Silver wattle, figured- $650

Log 23 Blackwood - $1250

Log 24 Blackwood - $1100

Log 25 Myrtle, burls, fresh - $1200

Log 26 Myrtle, burls, fresh - $1200

Log 27 Myrtle downer - $400

Log 28 Myrtle, burls, fresh - $1200

Log 29 Ti tree, four pieces - $900

Log 30  Eucalypt, tear drop - $500

Log 31 Eucalypt, tear drop - bids not accepted

Log 32 Eucalypt, tear drop - $450

Log 33 Musk with root burl - $950

Log 34 Musk with root burl - $3250

Log 35 Musk with root burl - $1075