Island Specialty Timbers

An Enterprise of Forestry Tasmania
LOCAL BRANCH

Strahan

Business Summary
Tasmanian Timber Wholesaler
About Us

IST was established in 1992 in Geeveston to increase recovery, availability & value of specialty timbers harvested from our State Forests. 

We now have three operation centres, all licensed Chain of Custody members. This guarantees all our raw material & products are from Tasmania & fine timbers are sourced from certified forests (under Australian Forestry Standard)

Huon Pine material is salvaged from Forestry Tasmania land (90% of Huon Pine forests are permanently reserved in National Parks)

What We Do

IST's three sites offer wholesale timber (mainly via tender) & can deliver Australia-wide. 

To receive notice & information about material offered in future tenders - send a brief request & your email address to murray.jessup@forestrytas.com.au

We receive & select logs, burls & stumps as:

We specialise in Tasmanian Special Timbers including:

Timber & Milling Services (Geeveston Site only)

We can mill some logs, burls & stumps into slabs or timber either seasoned or green.

Our customer base comprises of: 

  • Furniture Makers
  • Craft Designers
  • Builders
  • Wood-turners
  • Boat Builders & Repairers
  • Luthiers