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QLD White Cypress Pine

White cypress is one of the most durable Australian softwood timber species. It can grow to around 20-30 metres and diameter between 500-600mm. It is mainly found in western New South Wales and western Queensland.

The sapwood is creamy-white, and the heartwood varies from light yellow to light brown. It has a straight grain and an even texture. Another added feature of this species is its knots.

White cypress has excellent natural durability due to the resins found in the wood. It is resistant to termites. It will last more than 40 years above ground and up to 25 years in-ground.

White cypress is a firm timber, and it has a beautiful smooth finish when dressed. Pre-drilling is highly recommended before fixing with screws or nails. White cypress can be painted, stained or polished. 

White cypress usually is sold as sawn timber in the fencing industry; products like posts, rails, pickets and even decking are top-rated; it can also be used for pergolas, carports, gazebos and any other outdoor project.

 

Concrete

Australian Builders Concrete has done all the hard work of getting the right mix of cement, aggregate and sand. Dry premix concrete can be used for jobs like post footings, pathways, concrete slabs, repair work, brickwork footings, and other non-structural use.

Use the least possible amount of water to get maximum strength. It would be best to use the concrete mix immediately after mixing it.

You must use around 100 x 20kg bags of premix concrete to make a cubic meter of concrete.

The curing process starts immediately after the concrete has been mixed. The first seven days of the curing process are critical for maximum strength.

Australian Builders Concrete comes in 20kg bags; lifting it yourself could lead to an injury. It is bly recommended that you have another person helping you. If stored in a dry place, you can store dry concrete mix bags for up to six months.

 

Cement

Australian Builders General Blend (GB) Cement is suitable for use in many different building applications. It is ideal for jobs like footings for fence posts, brickwork, paving, foundations, brickwork mortar and the general repairing of concrete.

Australian Builders GB cement is a blend of general-purpose cement and ground granulated blast furnace slag. This product meets Australian standard AS3972 “Portland and Blended Cement”.

The curing process starts immediately after the cement has been used. The first seven days of the curing process are critical for maximum strength.

GB Cement comes in 20kg bags; lifting it yourself could lead to an injury. It is bly recommended that you have another person helping you. If stored in a dry place, you can store cement for up to six months.

 

Rapid Set Concrete

Australian Builders Quick Set Concrete has done all the hard work of getting the right mix of cement, aggregate, sand and setting additives to achieve a 15-minute set time. Dry premix rapid set concrete can be used for jobs like post footings, repair work, landscape jobs, and other non-structural use.

Rapid-set concrete mix has lots of advantages, but there are a few things that you need to be aware of. If you can’t use the product immediately, it is recommended to use standard premix concrete because quick-set concrete will set in only 15 minutes; also, don’t mix it in a wheelbarrow and do not use it in conjunction with aluminium products.

It would be best to use the concrete mix immediately after mixing it.

You must use around 100 x 20kg bags of premix concrete to make a cubic meter of concrete.

The curing process starts immediately after the concrete has been mixed. The first seven days of the curing process are critical for maximum strength.

Australian Builders Concrete comes in 20kg bags; lifting it yourself could lead to an injury. It is bly recommended that you have another person helping you. If stored in a dry place, you can store dry concrete mix bags for up to six months.

 

Radiata Pine

Radiata pine is found in Australia in the form of timber plantations. It is widely used in framing timber, lining boards, laminated beams, decking, plinth boards, rails, palings, posts, bearers, joists and sleepers. It is easily treated with preservatives like CCA, LOSP, MicroPro and Tanalith E.

Radiata pine has a fine texture with knots since it’s a softwood and easy to work with. The colour varies from white sapwood to light brown heartwood and generally has a straight grain.

Radiata pine is not naturally resistant to termites unless treated to an H3 level, increasing its durability to up to 40 years. Radiata Pine can receive treatment up to an H6 level, making it suitable for marine use.

The painting will protect Radiata Pine timber and minimize warping if used outside.

 

Blackbutt Timber

Blackbutt is a fast-growing species found in the coastal areas of New South Wales and Southern Queensland. Blackbutt timber is a highly prized Australian hardwood. Due to its naturally high durability (class 1 above ground), it is used in decking, flooring, cladding, lining, screening and for many structural applications.

Blackbutt timber has an even texture, interlocked grain and usually is very straight. The colour varies from yellow to pink to brown; gum veins are common, especially in lower-grade products; this is very popular for those preferring the rustic look.

Blackbutt timber is naturally resistant to termites and lyctid borer. It is suitable to be oiled or stained.

Blackbutt timber is one of the only seven species suitable for bushfire areas, according to the Victorian building commission, as long as the timber is at least 18mm thick.

 

Grey Gum Timber

Mountain grey gum grows in parts of Victoria and on the coastal side of the southern tablelands of New South Wales; it is a moderately durable Australian hardwood. Grey Gum timber is commonly used for fencing, screening, flooring and landscaping products like rails, palings, plinth boards, sleepers, posts and battens.

Grey gum timber has an even texture and straight grain. The colour varies from yellow to pink to brown; gum veins are prevalent. It is effortless to work with.

Grey Gum is one of the most affordable and readily available Australian hardwoods.

 

Mahogany Timber

Southern mahogany grows in coastal New South Wales and eastern Victoria. It is durable and one of the fastest-growing Australian hardwood species. Mahogany timber is used for decking, flooring, posts and sleepers.

Mahogany timber has an even texture and interlocking grain. The colour varies from deep pink to red-brown. It is very uncommon to be affected by lyctid borer.

 

Stringybark Timber

Yellow Stringybark grows in the south coastal areas of New South Wales and eastern Victoria. It has been used for years in flooring, decking, screening, cladding, posts and sleepers.

Yellow Stringybark timber has a relatively consistent yellow to yellow-brown heartwood colour, a medium to fine grain that usually is straight. Gum veins are widespread. It has moderate durability.

Pre-drilling is recommended for screwing. Yellow stringybark also can be stained and oiled.

 

Grey Ironbark Timber

Grey Ironbark grows in northern New South Wales and Queensland. Grey Ironbark timber is a highly prized Australian hardwood. Due to its naturally high durability (class 1), it is used in fencing and landscaping for posts and sleepers, decking, flooring, cladding, lining, screening, and many structural applications. It is one of the toughest and most durable Australian hardwoods.

It has an even texture and straight grain. Grey ironbark greatly varies in colour from light grey sapwood that is almost white to darker red and brown heartwood.

Grey Ironbark timber is naturally resistant to termites and lyctid borer. It is suitable to be oiled or stained; the timber is very dense, so it is best to pre-drill before screwing.

 

Red Ironbark Timber

Red Ironbark grows in Victoria, New South Wales and southern Queensland. Red Ironbark timber is a highly prized Australian hardwood. Due to its extremely high durability (class 1), it is used in fencing and landscaping for posts and sleepers, decking, flooring, cladding, lining, screening, and many structural applications. It is one of the hardest and most durable Australian hardwoods.

It has an even texture and interlocked grain. Red ironbark greatly varies in colour from light yellow sapwood to red-brown heartwood.

Red Ironbark timber is naturally resistant to termites and lyctid borer. It is suitable to be oiled or stained; the timber is very dense, so it is best to pre-drill before screwing.

Red Ironbark timber is one of the only seven timber species suitable to be used in bushfire areas, according to the Victorian building commission, as long as the timber is at least 18mm thick.

 

Merbau Timber (Kwila)

Merbau timber is the most popular hardwood in the world. It grows in many regions of South East Asia, including far North Queensland. It is highly durable, hard and stable.

Merbau timber can be used in just about any construction application—decking, fencing, screening, cladding, posts, sleepers, outdoor furniture, and structural applications.

Merbau Timber in Australia can only be imported if it has certification that it has come from legally managed forests. 

Merbau Timber has an even texture and is usually interlocked grain. When the fresh cut is yellow-brown, and as it gets exposed to the sun, it will get a darker red-brown colour.

Merbau timber is naturally resistant to termites. It is suitable to be oiled or stained. Gum bleeding is common. Pre-drilling is recommended.

According to the Victorian building commission, Merbau timber is one of the only seven species suitable to be used in bushfire areas, as long as the timber is at least 18mm thick.

 

Silvertop Ash Timber

Silvertop Ash grows in central and southern coastal areas of New South Wales, eastern Victoria and northeast Tasmania. It is a durable Australian hardwood, primarily if it’s used above ground. Very popular as screening, decking, cladding and fence posts. 

Silvertop Ash timber has a medium texture and interlocked grain. Its colour varies from pink to brown, and gum veins and pinhole borers are common. It is suitable to be oiled or stained.

Silvertop Ash timber is one of the only seven species suitable for bushfire areas, according to the Victorian building commission, as long as the timber is at least 18mm thick.

 

Spotted Gum Timber

Due to its outstanding appearance and high durability, spotted gum is the most popular Australian hardwood species. It mainly grows from northeast Victoria up to the northern tablelands of Queensland.

Spotted gum timber is used in structural and high-end applications such as decking, screening, cladding, posts, sleepers and outdoor furniture.

Spotted gum timber has an uneven texture and occasionally a wavy grain—the colour pattern changes depending on the location. The southern parts (VIC-NSW) produce light brown colours and less colour variation. QLD spotted gum is darker and can have significant colour variations from light brown to very dark red-brown from one board to the other. 

Spotted gum timber is naturally resistant to termites. It is suitable to be oiled or stained. Pre-drilling is highly recommended.

According to the Victorian building commission, spotted gum timber is one of the only seven timber species suitable for bushfire areas, as long as the timber is at least 18mm thick.

 

Primed Timber H3 Finger Jointed

Primed finger-jointed treated pine timber is an engineered product that maintains all the advantages of timber but has been processed (removal of knots) to minimize most timber defects such as warping, splitting and twisting. Then the timber is H3 LOSP treated for protection against decay and insect attack. The result is the creation of long and straight lengths of wood. Finally, it receives an even coat of primer, making the final painting coats a breeze. 

 

Solomit Brush Fencing Panels

Solomit Brushwood panels are made out of Melaleuca Broombush, a plant that grows in the desert areas of Australia. In particular, Maleleuca Uncinata is the variant that is used in Solomit Brushwood fences.

Broombush is easy to work with and very durable, as it will last 20-30 years, making it an excellent material for brush fence construction. These fence panels are machine compressed and stitched with galvanized wire.

Solomit brush fencing panels have many advantages because the panel’s density blocks noise well. Also, they have been approved as a pool-safe fence product. It will instantly transform your space into a more natural setting.

 

River Red Gum Timber (Redgum)

River red gum is a fantastic Australian hardwood species usually found along rivers, especially along the Murray River between VIC and NSW.

Redgum is a renowned timber for outdoor use; it is highly durable, b and has a distinct deep red colour that makes it so popular. Red gum timber can be used in any external or internal application but is commonly used as sleepers, posts, decking and flooring.

Red gum timber has a coarse texture and interlocked grain; gum veins are prevalent. The colour varies from red to dark red-brown.

River Redgum timber is naturally resistant to termites. According to the Victorian building commission, it’s one of the only seven timber species suitable to be used in bushfire areas, as long as the timber is at least 18mm thick.