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Demand and Market Trends for Australian Timber and How They Affect You

Demand and Market Trends for Australian Timber

As premier timber suppliers in the Brisbane area, we would like to continue our series on recommendations by the Forest Industry Advisory Council as published by the Commonwealth of Australia in March of this year. We feel that it is

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Construction Timber Specifications: Lyctine Susceptibility and Termite Resistance

Termite Resistance In Timber

Construction timber specifications are important to timber suppliers in Brisbane. Our climate can put great demand on timber when it is used as a building material. When building anything from a doghouse to a full-sized house, it is important to

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Construction Timber Ratings: Natural Durability Ratings

Timber Natural Durability Ratings

If you are building a new home or timber decking for your current Brisbane home, you will want to pay close attention to durability ratings. Imagine building a home and finding out you need to replace most of the framework

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Construction Timber Specifications: Stress Grades

Construction Timber Specifications: Stress Grades

Whether you need timber for general construction, timber fencing or timber decking for your Brisbane home, stress grades are important. Stress grades are issued in conjunction with strength grades. Unseasoned timber is graded from S1 through S7 with S1 being

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Construction Timber Specifications: Density and Strength Groups

Timber Density and Strength Group

No matter which timber suppliers you visit, in Brisbane or across Queensland, your timber is graded by the standards in a Government publication called, “Construction timbers in Queensland.” They use scales and standards for density and strength. It is important

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Queensland Construction Timber Specifications: an Overview

Queensland Construction Timber Specifications

Timber suppliers in Brisbane and across Queensland have been using a system of specifications since 1939, when the Queensland Forest Service produced a publication called “Pamphlet no 1: North Queensland building timbers and specifications for their use.” This publication was

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Target Design Life: What it Means to You

Target Design Life - Timbers

If you are looking for timber suppliers in Brisbane, it is probably because you are getting ready to build a great project. Whether you are a construction professional getting ready to build a house or a homeowner looking for timber

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