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Timber Decking

Timber decking can create an outdoor space which is practical, functional and aesthetically pleasing.  Choosing the right design and care of a timber deck will make a valuable addition to any home or entertaining area creating an outdoor living space which will be enjoyed for many years.

Merbau Decking

Sizes:

90 x 19       
42 x 18   
68 x 18    
140 x 25

Botanical Name for Merbau Decking:  Intsia palembanica, Intsia bijuga.

Trading Names:  Merbau Decking is the most commonly used name is Australia but it is also know as Kwila, Ipil and Vesi.

 

Merbau or Kwila- is a very durable and termite-resistant timber, making it a highly valued and popular decking timber material and has a long life in above ground applications. Merbau can contain a “gold” fleck that runs through the grain, which is considered to be attractive. The Sapwood is well-defined and pale yellow in colour.

Selangan Batu (Balau, Alan, Bangkirai)

Sizes:

75 x 25 
90 x 19 

Balau is also known as Alan, Bangkirai, and Selangan Batu. Is a hard, heavy timber originating from Shorea which is grown in Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines. Its colour is yellowish-brown, brown, or reddish-brown wood with an interlocked grain, and a moderately fine and even texture, durable, knot-free hardwood which requires no treatment due to its natural resistance to fungal decay and insect attack.

Country of origin:  Commonly found in throughout Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines on low-lying and undulating land and hills. Batu timber has a unique pink, purple-brown or grey-brown heartwood and has a distinctive brushed streaked grain. .These hardwoods grow within a range of 30 to 60 metres in height. The timber is high in silica and makes a great decking timber material and is classed as an all weather timber.

Application & uses:  Selangan Batu timber is regularly used in Australia for domestic decking, stair manufacturing and for windows and door-sills. This species of wood will not warp or cup when used for building a deck. It is also suitable for use in heavy and medium construction, joints and frames for trucks, lorries and heavy duty furniture.

Tallowood

Sizes:

100 x 19
150 x 25 

Tallowood is a Timber that grows in Australia’s coastal areas and coastal ranges from the Hunter River in New South Wales to Maryborough in Queensland. The small branches ares brown to red-brown, soft and fibrous.  The heartwood is yellow-greyish in with tinges of olive green and is a hard and a fairly close-grained timber. The sapwood is distinctly paler. The timber is free of gum vein, something quite rare in eucalypts.  

 

Application & uses:  Is a good timber to use for domestic decking and works well and has been widely used in a variety of applications including, flooring, domestic structures, heavy commercial construction, sleepers, marine structures, poles, bridges

Grey Iron Bark Decking

Sizes:

100 x 25

Spotted Gum Decking

Sizes:

75 x 25    
100 x 25 
150 x 25   

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