Thread: Big Wharf Timber For Sale
2nd Sep 2005, 02:10 PM #1
Big Wharf Timber For Sale
Okay - a good mate of mine spent a long time a few years ago salvaging big timber from the old Newstead Wharves in Bisbane - it was wrapped in copper and he has a full crane truck load of 10 " x 10" and other sizes. It has been stacked for about two years at Darra (in Brisbane) and is overgrown with lantana etc. He asked if I could help get rid of it for him so if there is anyone interested let me know. Most peices are 3m long and 206mm x 260mm - it would make awesome furniture and great beams or posts in feature building.Love the Bare
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2nd Sep 2005, 03:25 PM #2
Hi there, first time here so hello to everyone.
As to the timber your friend has, what type, and how much does he want for it, I am assuming per piece.
2nd Sep 2005, 05:31 PM #3
No idea - he'd rather sell the lot. Anyone interested can message me if they like and I will organise an inspection.
ccbLove the Bare
24th Feb 2006, 10:26 AM #4
Do you still have the timber for sale?
Hi,Im interested in the timber you have. Please email me directly on firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss price. Kind regards,Phillippa
24th Feb 2006, 11:13 AM #5Originally Posted by Vamp BikinisWhatever note you blow youre never more than a semitone away from the correct one....(Miles Davis)
24th Feb 2006, 11:29 AM #6
If it's wharf timber the odds are it's Turpentine.
24th Feb 2006, 01:52 PM #7
or huon pine.Zed
27th Feb 2006, 12:00 AM #8
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Or Jarrah or Karri... would love it at those sizes theyre perfect for a keelBelieve me there IS life beyond marriage!!! Relax breathe and smile learn to laugh again from the heart so it reaches the eyes!!
27th Feb 2006, 12:13 AM #9
Turpentine I bet. Used to be heaps growing on Fraser Island I think.If you never made a mistake, you never made anything!
1st Mar 2006, 03:38 PM #10Originally Posted by Shedhand
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28th Mar 2008, 10:24 AM #11
Do you still have timbers by any chance?
We are building a post and beam mud brick house in Kangaroo Valley and have been tyring to purchase affordable wharf or bridge timbers, no luck yet? I cringed when reading that these were to be used for landscaping.
29th Mar 2008, 06:07 PM #12
The last post on this thread was just over two years ago... wouldn't hold your breath and it looks like they are in Brisbane.
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17th Sep 2008, 05:01 PM #13
27th Sep 2008, 11:39 AM #14
There is also big wharf timber - Tasmanian Blue Gum - available in Hobart from a company called Upton's Salvage (Mornington Branch ph 03 6244 2422) up to 10" x 8" and up to 6m long. It is commanding huge prices from Architects in Sydney,If you never made a mistake, you never made anything!
10th Nov 2008, 10:13 AM #15
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