Unique Logs

We are sawmillers, and our job is to cut up logs into boards. But every so often a log comes into our possession which is the embodiment of so much history and character that we cannot bear to cut it up. Its whole is so much greater than the sum of its parts. So, we put the log aside, waiting for the right opportunity to find a buyer who will appreciate it as much as we do, and want to honour and respect it as an expression of nature at its finest.

The Huon Piners Had It Easy

In a way, the Huon piners had it easy: Row 20–50km across the Harbour and up a river, find a place on the steep banks to get out of the dinghy, walk a few paces into the forest to find a good Huon pine tree, spend all day with axe and crosscut saw cutting...

Welcome

Welcome to the new website of Tasmanian Special Timbers. This rebuilt site marks a new chapter in Tasmanian Special Timbers' operations: while our sawmill near Queenstown and the shop on the Strahan waterfront will still sell the majority of our...