2009 Standard Timber Finished Sizes and Profiles
The principle objective of this document is to describe to the building industry, specifiers, renovators and end-users standard timber sizes and moulding profiles that are commonly available. Please click here to download your FREE copy. The document can be used by producers, suppliers and importers to encourage uniformity in supply to the industry. For information on availability please see Link to Members.
DIY Project sheets
A full set of 16 different handyman project sheets are available to all members. These are a fantastic “add on” sales tool. Click on the button below to view our current selection.
How you can build a greener, more environmentally friendly home. It may be difficult to believe at first, but the more timber you use in your new home, the greener it will be. That’s because the production of timber products used to build a house results in far fewer greenhouse gas emissions than the manufacture of comparable concrete, steel, bricks, tiles or aluminium components. Please click here for more details.
Timber in Bushfire Prone Areas
More emphasis is put on creating a safe built environment in bushfire-prone areas than ever before. The Black Saturday triggered a revamp of the Bushfire Standard (AS 3959) to safe-guard Australians and their homes from similar catastrophes in the future. The NSW Rural Fire Service released several additional guidelines to AS 3959 meaning that in NSW building regulations vary from the requirements in the Acceptable Construction Manual within the Building Code of Australia (BCA). This led to wide-spread confusion in the industry to which standards or guidelines one has to follow to comply with the BCA. The attached document combines the regulations relevant in NSW and provides the user with easy-to-read directions and which materials can be utilised in which applications dependent on the Bushfire Attack Level (BAL).
Timber Deck Fixing Guide
Structural Plywood Wall Bracing Manual - updates
The Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia (EWPAA) revised its "Structural Plywood Wall Bracing" manual in April 2007. This manual explains to designers and builders how to utilise EWPAA certified plywood to brace building framing in accordan.
Timber Teatment Presentation - Arch Wood Protection (Aust) Pty Ltd
Australian Standards - Timber Reference Guide
Everything you need to know about timber in Australia - If you’re building, designing or working with timber, you need to be well informed – and there is no more authoritative and expansive timber information resource than timber.net.au
More very useful information about timber in Australia - woodsolutions.com.au