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Speciality timbers go under the hammer in Manjimup

13 June 2016

The Forest Products Commission (FPC) is expecting spirited bidding from wood enthusiasts and craftspeople when approximately 15 tonnes of assorted timber species, from the South West and Goldfields regions, are auctioned at the FPC Manjimup Nursery at 10.00 am on Saturday, 25 June 2016.

Going under the hammer is an assortment of South West native forest speciality feature logs, including a quality selection of marri, blackbutt, jarrah (featured slabs), jarrah burls (whole and sliced), sheoak, sugar gum (kiln dried boards), manna gum (kiln dried boards) and woody pear.

Also available will be a variety of Goldfields timber species include sandalwood, gimlet, salmon gum, redwood, Goldfields blackbutt and western myall.

The feature timber on offer contains beautiful rich vibrant colours and desirable characteristics including curly grain and birdseye.

Regular public auctions provide the opportunity for local Western Australian artisans to purchase a unique range of assorted native timbers.

Timber can be inspected at 150 Burnside Road, West Manjimup, between 10.00 am and 3.00 pm on Friday, 24 June 2016. To arrange an inspection prior to auction please contact Steve Davis on 0427 380 632 or auctions@fpc.wa.gov.au

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