Not Just Any Bush

Not Just Any Bush

It’s not just any bush, if you smell it again your memory goes back   Tasmanian Special Timbers’ co-owner Randal Morrison was interviewed for the Western Wilds Story Stop project. He reminisced about his time as a child working on Huon Pine with his...
You don’t need paint or pencils

You don’t need paint or pencils

Beautiful timber begets, provokes and encourages beautiful things to be made from it. Sometimes our clients will send us photographs of the finished items they have made from our timber, and we are pleased to celebrate that work on screens in our shop, and on our...
Malt Whisky By The Fire

Malt Whisky By The Fire

It’s many people’s vision of heaven – sipping a dram of malt whisky while toasting your feet by the fire. Tasmania is beautifully situated with the raw materials for fine whisky making: an abundance of pure, soft water; good quality barley; and large areas of peat...
Drought With Legs

Drought With Legs

Bill Gammage, in his brilliant book The Biggest Estate on Earth describes fire as ‘drought with legs’. He also explains how ‘eucalypts and fire formed an alliance, which people joined’.Australians living in almost the entire continent are familiar with fire as an...