This page contains information regarding the availability of timbers for use during the construction of your staircase. Please consider the time that may be required to obtain and transfer your timber to our factory ready for production.
At OzStair we are continually sourcing only the highest grade timbers for use during the construction of our staircases. The list below is only our most common timber selections ask over the phone or in-store about using OzStair to source your timber for you. It is a rarity these days to be able to obtain solid timbers in large dimensions this is why we often have to seek out recycled timbers.
Recycled timbers are a great way to reduce the impact the construction of your staircase will have on the environment. Due to the ever tightening market, recycled timbers are among the only options available to clients who require a non-standard dimension. Recycled timbers are usually obtained through demolition projects from wharves, bridges, wool stores and factories across Australia. The old timber is given a new lease on life ready to be crafted into a stunning timber staircase after it exits the mill.
Blackbutt, a premium native Australian hardwood, commonly found in safety staircase's due to the fact that it is so dense it is actually fire-rated.
A premium native Australian hardwood, Red Ironbark is renowned for being a high quality timber. Red Ironbark timber has a high density.
An Australian Hardwood, Jarrah, is known for its’ strength, durability and versatility in a range of applications both interior and exterior. Jarrah trees can grow up to 40m tall.
A common medium-size hardwood of central North America.
This large coastal hardwood grows from the central coast of NSW into QLD. Brushbox makes an excellent polished floor. It is also used in cabinetwork and high end joinery.
Radiata pine is the most widely planted pine in the world, valued for rapid growth and desirable lumber and pulp qualities.
European Beech is grown in Eastern Australia. The colours range from pale brown and golden hues to a light cream with a slightly pink tint.
A large hardwood that grows in the moist soils along the east coast of Australia ranging from around Bulahdelah in New South Wales up to northern Queensland, typically in moist valleys.
The timber is generally straight-grained and of fine quality with an exceptional strength-to-weight ratio and rot resistance, making it ideal for staircase construction.
Merbau (Kwila) is a naturally oily wood with high tannin content. This extremely durable hardwood is resistant to termites and decay, and is most commonly used for timber decking.
Its color tones range from lighter tans through medium browns and can incorporate many variations of figuring and color depending on the age of the tree. It`s common for each floor to have some variations of birds eye, swirl, flame and ribbon effects
On favourable sites, these species grow to 45 m in height. They have straight, slender trunks with smooth bark. The bark is shed in patches, giving the species its characteristic spotted appearance. Colour tones range from pink to grey-blue.
Sydney Blue Gum
Sydney Blue Gum is a well-known timber found on the east coast of Australia. It has a straight grain that is sometimes interlocked. Its distinctive colour varies from soft pinks to dark pinks and red browns.
Is commonly found in Tasmania, Eastern Victoria and South Eastern New South Wales. Variations in colour from light yellow/yellowish brown through to pale pink are common.