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These screws have got the look

Vintage Decking Screws

We’re excited to be stocking AnchorMark’s Vintage Decking screws in our hardware store.   These 304 grade stainless steel screws are already catching the attention of our trade customers, largely owing to the vintage colour (similar to a bronze colour) and how it looks with some of our popular decking species – Spotted Gum, Silvertop and…

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EZY JAMB – available at Barwon Timber

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EZY JAMB ??? The metal jamb set that designers and architects are specifying more often for new housing.  Ezy Jamb is a metal clip together jamb set that creates a clean sharp finish as you don’t require architrave.  The jamb slides over the plaster and has perforated section to enable plasterer to finish off direct…

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Close the door on guarantee problems

Barwon Timber Showroom Corinthian Doors

One of the great mysteries of the building trade is what is and isn’t covered by guarantees on doors. Particularly external doors.  Customers need to remember that doors, just like any other building product, come with instructions.  These include how to hang and finish your door. Here are some of the most common questions our…

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Matt Black handles now available

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New door furniture finishes rarely hit the market, so when they do we get excited and two of our suppliers have released new black door furniture ranges worth looking at.  We’ve combined what we think is the best of both to give our customers a complete range of black door furniture for their next build.…

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Need a tough security door? We can help

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Unfortunately home security is becoming an increasing problem in our area.  Barwon Timber can help you out with a Strong Ox security door to fit your needs. Strong Ox is a family owned business just like Barwon Timber and has been operating for 3 years.  Strong Ox manufacture an impressive product.  The doors are tough…

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Weatherboards, which type is best for your house?

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You’ve finally made up your mind to clad or reclad your house with weatherboards, now all you have to do is decide on the profile you like and if you should use timber or fibre cement weatherboards.  Ask someone to describe an Australian home and the word weatherboard is sure to come up. We’ve been supplying…

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Timber battens – make your project stand out

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Timber battens are an excellent way to add a timber element to your design or project.  Timber battens look fantastic indoors and outdoors.  Barwon Timber has a wide range of timber batten species and sizes available,  our mill can rip, saw, dress and oil to your desired size and finish.   Many of our customers have created excellent designs…

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Building's next generation get a taste of all things timber

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Barwon Timber supports a number of local community groups.  This year we have sponsored the Geelong Technical Education Centre (GTEC) part of the Gordon TAFE. In addition to financial sponsorship, Eddy at Barwon Timber has been giving Building and Construction students a tour of Barwon Timber, our dry mill and Bar-Truss.  These tours introduce students…

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New Tas Oak flooring products available

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Barwon Timber has two new exciting Brittons flooring products available to our customers! Pre-finished flooring – and it’s solid timber! The first is a prefinished Tasmanian Oak solid timber floor.  This product saves a lot of time by not requiring a sand and polish.  It is great for existing homes where occupants don’t want to…

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BOPS200 post supports are here!

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We took on feedback from our trade customers and through consultation with the Mc Intyre manufacturing facility, the BOPS Post Support family has a big brother.  A really big brother. We are proud to introduce the BOPS200 within the Barwon Timber range of bolt down post supports.  Depending on the application, the BOPS200 is now…

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