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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BOPS200 post supports are here!


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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Timber flooring and timber cladding at the Bancoora Vista display

Timber flooring and Cladding

Hamlan Homes has released its architecturally designed Bancoora Series.  Barwon Timber is proud to have worked with Hamlan Homes on the interior timber selection and supply at the Bancoora Vista display at 4 Splitters Avenue, Torquay. Barwon Timber supplied and installed the white washed solid Tasmanian Oak timber flooring and pine timber cladding for the…

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We’ve gone solar

Barwon Timber Solar Panels

CJ Nicol Electrical have just finished the installation of our new 30KW solar panel system on our timber building.   Saving and creating our own energy is part of our vision to become a long term sustainable business.  The energy from the solar system will go directly into running our kilns and lighting our sheds.…

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Geelong RiverFest 2014 Give Where You Live

Barwon Timber

Last Saturday the Barwon Timber dragon boat team entered the 2014 Give Where You Live RiverFest. RiverFest raises funds for Give Where You Live and these are then allocated by them to very worthy causes in the local community.   A number of staff at Barwon Timber and Bar-Truss make voluntary contributions to Give Where You…

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A new boundary wall system by James Hardie

HardieSmart - Boundary Wall System

Barwon Timber and James Hardie are proud to announce the brand new Hardie Smart Wall System with the James Hardie firewall insulation as its core product.  With James Hardie having 125 years experience in the field they are always looking for new ways to make the building industry a better, safer and easier place to be.…

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Invibe and Inraw feature wall innovation

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I am introducing to you, 2 new internal feature wall products from James Hardies that are going to play a big part in the design element of your next project. Inraw is a 6mm thick pre-finished cement sheet with the natural look of concrete.  Each panel has a slight variance in shade, tone and pattern…

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Get your doors organised before the rush

  As we approach the festive season and weather is improving, builders and renovators alike take advantage of the productive days ahead.   As the demand is higher, items and materials that are custom made or items Barwon Timber does not carry in stock will take longer to source from our suppliers.  Lead times can increase from…

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Oregon (Douglas Fir) – BIG TIMBER

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Oregon (Douglas Fir) is popular among our customers for large posts, solid timber beams and exposed trusses.   These large section timbers create bold designs.  Barwon Timber can machine Oregon with a dressed or fine sawn finish.  We have been holding on to the 150×600 flitch pictured for a few years. The 5-metre-long piece of Oregon…

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Festool Power Tool Range Available from Barwon Timber

Cox Homes Festool

The Festool range of power tools is available at Barwon Timber & Hardware. Offering premium, German quality power tools to suit any job with a comprehensive 3 year warranty.  The range is popular with builders and tradies who want well designed, high quality and long lasting tools. The Barwon Timber hardware store has demonstration tools…

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