Timber Decking – What Decking Specie Should You Use?

Spotted Gum Decking

Building a deck can increase your living space by providing you with an outdoor entertaining area that your family and friends can enjoy. Before building a deck, there are a few items to consider when choosing your timber: Where will the deck be located?Will the deck be undercover or subject to the harsh Australian sun?…

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White Mahogany – A Strong and Durable Timber Option

White Mahogany Decking

White Mahogany – Eucalyptus Acmenoides – is a beautiful, strong and durable timber option. It is known as a premium hardwood specie that is naturally grown and sourced here in Australia. With its high degree of natural durability and strength, White Mahogany is an ideal choice for structural, interior and exterior applications including decking and…

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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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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 Geelong Mill can rip, saw, dress and oil to your desired size and finish.   Many of our customers…

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SPAX – The ultimate decking screw

SPAX screws

SPAX-D, T-Star, 5 x 60mm, SS304 (A2) The hardware team at Barwon Timber are pretty excited about the range of SPAX decking screws in store.  The range is engineered and manufactured in Germany.  There are a lot of distinct advantages engineered into Spax’ T-Star, 5 x 60mm, SS304 (A2)  decking screw. Twin thread with plain…

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Which Screw is Best for your Deck?

Deck Screws

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 you select the right decking screw, here is our suggestion based on various board widths: Board Width Screw Gauge Spacing between Boards 70mm – 90mm 7-10G 4-6mm 90mm – 120mm…

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Bremick Fasteners Revolution B8 Coating

B8 screws at Barwon Timber

Bremick Fasteners have available a unique coating for its range of roofing, cladding and decking screws.  Initially developed for the US Navy, the Revolution B8 coating is now widely employed by major automotive, aerospace and marine engineering organisations worldwide, including Boeing, Rolls Royce, BMW, Honda, US Army and NATO.   Locally, builders who attended the Barwon Timber…

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Blackbutt Decking – The Best of the Blonde Decks

Blackbutt decking at Barwon Timber

If you are looking for a light coloured deck that will go the distance and look great, then look no further than Barwon Timber’s Queensland Blackbutt decking.  Beautiful, strong and durable this robust decking stands out.  Our Blackbutt is pale brown to blonde in colour with some light pinks.   Blackbutt has a medium and even texture with…

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Spotted Gum Posts and Beams

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Spotted gum is one of Australia’s premium native hardwoods with a striking appearance and a high degree of natural durability and strength, making it an ideal timber for a variety of structural, exterior and interior applications.  Architects and designers throughout the world value spotted gum timbers for their back-sawn grain structure, attractive markings and vibrant…

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