Learning Centre Overview

Welcome to our Learning Centre.  The section of our website devoted to educating you, our customer, so that you can make more informed decisions about purchasing timber.  If there is anything you want clarification on, or a completely new topic you want answers on, use our Contact Us page to send an email and we will get back to our ASAP.


Cuts of Timber    Durability Explained    Fire Indices
Crown cut or quarter cut?  What's the difference?  Here we explain what the differences are and how it affects your timber.   How long will you timber last?  A very important point to consider.    Here we briefly explain what the different Fire Indices are.



Mechanical Properties Plywood Face Grades Resource Certification
An explanation of what the different Mechanical Properties of timber are and how they are calculated. A, B, C, D?  Which one is right for me.  An explanation of the different grading rules for plywoods FSC?  PEFC?  What do these acronyms stand for?  All the different timber resource certification schemes and what to look for when buying timber products.



Sustainability T&G Flooring Installation
Are some timbers sources better than others?  More importantly how do we determine which timbers are more environmentally friendly that others. Are you planning on installing that timber flooring yourself?  Better read this first.  A list of DO's and DONT's for timber flooring.
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  How to lay a hardwood floor, and how to maintain it's good looks ...More  
  See whats possible with a range of local & imported timbers ...More  
  See a range of top quality windows & doors made by some of our customers ...More  
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