NEWS

The Larapinta Extreme Walk

Barwon Timber is supporting the Larapinta Extreme Walk.  50 walkers, including our friend and Geelong resident Stephanie Bone, are taking on the Larapinta Trail in...

Which Screw is Best for your Deck?

To complement Barwon Timbers extensive range of beautiful decking timbers, our Hardware department carries a wide range of decking screws to suit all situations.  To help...

We’ve gone solar

CJ Nicol Electrical have just finished the installation of our new 30KW solar panel system on our timber building.   Saving and creating our own...

The importance of oven testing

WHAT IS OVEN TESTING? Oven testing is a method we use to measure the moisture content in timber flooring.  Most timber flooring species should have...

Kiln Dried Timber

Using kiln dried (KD) timber has a number of benefits and is a specialist skill.   A few months ago I made the trip to...

Timber design inspiration

Barwon Timber is proud to launch our new timber product and service design folio and specifications guide.  A full colour 42 page booklet consisting of our...

Span Table Book for Residential Framing

The Pocket Span Table Book is a very handy little book that covers nearly all the basics for residential framing.  Whether it's lintel sizes or...

Roof Truss installation

The amount of time, effort and money spent on correctly designing timber roof trusses by a truss manufacturer is huge.  It can all be a...