It’s the end of an era for those of us who grew up in Canberra, with the demolition of the Northbourne Flats. The excavators have started tearing down these buildings that have stood at the doorstep of our city since the 1950’s, and were originally built to house public servants.Read More
Thor went to Lue near Mudgee to get these posts from a paddock where they had been sitting for several years. They were from the demolition of a railway trestle bridge that serviced the steelworks at Bullaroo, just south of Newcastle city.Read More
A truck load of timber from the demolition of the Luna Park Wharf just arrived in our yard. It’s beautiful silvery grey timber with great patina - check it out here.Read More
85 x 19mm Tallow salvaged from the 1950's school buildings of Macquarie Boys High, Parramatta Sydney. The boards are loaded with patina and have lovely old face nail holes.Read More
We have just received a big truck load of wide floor joists from an old building in Harris St, Ultimo. It isn’t often that these 100 plus year old buildings are demolished these days, so we couldn’t pass up the chance to salvage the wide 250x60mm joists.Read More
The Wesley College of Arts building is coming down, it is a terrible shame, it is incredibly well built, triple brick with very high quality Austrtalian Hardwood timbers, we will make sure none of it goes to waste.
We have salvaged some great timber from this almost 100 year old building, and we are ready to give it new life! Read MoreRead More
We have just salvaged the Blackbutt flooring from accommodation buildings at RAAF Base Richmond. The boards are around 50 years old, in really good condition and have a great patina.
Blackbutt is a dense Australian hardwood perfectly suited to long lasting flooring. After sitting in this building for so long the boards are well seasoned and ready to lay. Read MoreRead More
And out of the rubble came these amazing Tallowwood floor boards!
We have just salvaged a load of Tallowwood flooring from the demolition of The Abbey, near Mittagong and it's ready to lay at your house!
The Abbey buildings date back to the 1930’s and were actually used as an Abbey complete with nuns! Read MoreRead More
The first semi load of poles arrived yesterday from the demolition of the Nowra Sawmill.
The rooves of the old sawmill sheds were built out of round logs 200-300mm in diameter and up to 12m long!
The poles have gone really dark with age, but once we brush them back you will see the beautiful coastal hardwoods that lie underneath their rough exterior. Read MoreRead More
During WW2, the Wool Corporation built 168 huge sheds along the canal in Alexandria to stockpile wool to sell when trade improved. We are recycling a huge amount of timber from these buildings: 200x200mm hand adzed hardwood posts. Miles of 100x25mm straight edge flooring....Read More