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Timber Species

Timber Species

Hardwood timber is one of nature’s most beautiful resources. Offering depth and warmth that is impossible to replicate, it can be used to create a range of stunning features, both indoor and out. We source the most popular timber species from around the world and can help you choose the right species to meet your needs.



  • Hard wearing, durable and fire resistant
  • Colour ranges from dark rich red, light pinks to light greys and coffee browns
  • Can be left to weather naturally or can be stained or oiled to highlight its natural hues
  • Logged in accordance with all Australian forestry standards so you can be confident it is an environmentally sustainable material
Spotted Gum Timber

Spotted Gum

  • Strong, attractive and durable – Spotted Gum is one of Australia’s favourite hardwoods
  • Ideal choice for structural, interior and exterior projects
  • Stunning colour range, from light coffees to rich chocolate browns, featuring grey and pink undertones
  • Can be oiled or stained to highlight the beautiful colour range or left to weather naturally


  • Durable and hardwearing – ideal for interior and exterior use
  • Golden tones that vary from honey to pale brown
  • Easy to stain, polish or oil, ensuring its natural beauty is always on show
  • Stunning appearance ensures they are perfect for feature applications
Blackbutt Timber
Silvertop Ash Timber

Silvertop Ash

  • Unique ring growths, gum veins and pencil markings ensure this timber will stand out from the crowd
  • Featuring warm honey brown tones with pinkish hues – ideal for staining and oiling
  • Incredibly strong yet easy to use, this timber is favoured by a wide range of industries
  • Only one of seven hardwoods that are suitable for fire prone areas
“We have purchased hardwood from Everist Timber over the years and have always been very happy with all the products we have received; the service and staff have always been great and very helpful. Well done Everist Timber!!! We will continue to do business with you. Highly recommend!”
Lisa Pittas


  • Featuring a deep red hue, this iconic Australian hardwood offers a unique finish for a range of architectural builds
  • Stains and oils are an excellent choice, perfect for highlighting the natural colours and tones
  • Long-lasting, strong and durable, with a lifespan of up to 40 years above ground
  • With limited quantities available, this rare timber is perfect for an opulent finish
Jarrah Timber
American Oak Timber

American Oak

  • Easy to work with, this timber is best suited to indoor applications – especially flooring
  • Featuring pale yellow and cool tones, it offers a subtle finish that is incredibly fashionable
  • Imported from the East Coast of America, we only source timber that has been ethically sourced
  • We stock boards ranging from standard sizes to 230mm


  • One of the most popular timbers in Australia, it’s ideally suited to both indoor and outdoor applications
  • Featuring attractive deep red tones, this timber continues to darken with age
  • Perfect for staining, oiling and polishing, and can be painted to suit the space
  • Incredibly durable, with a lifespan of well over 40 years
Merbau Timber
Victorian Ash

Victorian Ash

  • Offering durability and resilience, this timber is popular for a wide range of interior projects
  • Characterised by warm honey and straw hues, it adds warmth to any space
  • Incredibly cost effective and readily available
  • Coloured stains and oils can be used to match Victorian Ash to other timbers throughout the home

Tasmanian Oak

  • Incredibly popular for flooring applications thanks to its durability and resilience
  • Characterised by straw and cream hues that offer warmth for any space
  • The ideal hardwood for those working within budget constraints
  • One of the most well-loved timber species in Melbourne
Tasmanian Oak
Cedar Timber


  • This softwood timber species is characterised by it’s durability and beauty
  • Offers a blend of subtle pinks, reds and light brown tones
  • Available in a wide range of sizes and profiles to meet any application
  • Naturally rot resistant, ensuring it can be used outdoors and indoors

Recycled Timber

  • Adds a strong sense of character and history to any build
  • Salvaged from sites across Australia
  • We source a wide variety of species to ensure we complement your project
  • The ultimate in sustainably sourced materials, using recycled timber assists in the conservation of forests across the world
Recycled Timber
Cypress Timber


  • Popular choice for framework, flooring, cladding, fencing and pergolas
  • Colour ranges from light yellow through orange to light brown, with occasional dark brown streaks
  • Naturally resistant to termites and can be machined and turned to a smooth finish
  • Readily accepts most coatings – including stains, paints and oils

Why Everist Timber

Our premium hardwoods and timber products are second to none – let us help you create something breathtaking.

We Source & Supply a Huge RangeWe Source & Supply a Huge Range

From American Oak to Ironbark, our range is second to none, earning our reputation as the region’s leading timber merchant.

Quality Timber at Competitive Prices Quality Timber at Competitive Prices

We supply an extensive range of premium products at competitive prices – speak with our team to learn how we can meet your needs.

Trusted Family Business Trusted Family Business

With almost four decades worth of industry experience, Everist Timber has earnt a reputation as a name you can trust.

Areas We Service

Everist Timber supplies an extensive range of hardwood timber species and timber products across many Melbourne areas, including: Berwick, Cranbourne, Flinders, Frankston, Mt Martha, Rosebud, Somerville, Mt Eliza, Red Hill, Sorrento, Hastings, Mornington Peninsula and Gippsland.