Cape Town:
+27 21 535 2004

Knysna:
+27 44 382 6575

What we offer:

We love the myriad uses that our customers have for the wood we supply - everything from joinery and shopfitting, to intricate marquetry, jewellery, luthierie and ornamental turning. Below is just a sample of the wide range of applications that our timber is used for:

Flooring:

Manufactured to your individual requirements and taste. Come in to browse through our samples to see the huge range of options we can supply, from favourites like White Oak and Maple, to exotic stunners like Boire and Panga Panga. Our sales team will guide you through the process to ensure you to make the correct choice and we will happily manage the production process.
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Decking:

We carry a variety of different decking timbers,  typically pre-manufactured and ready to install.  Our favourites are Purpleheart and the incomparable Ipe, along with Balau and Garapa. We also have access to a number of other more exotic options on request.

Structural:

We offer structural timbers for pergolas and deck support, with a range of hard-wearing and attractive timber. Popular examples include Meranti, Balau, Keruing and Iroko.

Joinery:

Meranti and Iroko are favourites and we carry a full range of sizes and lengths in these timbers. If you are looking for something different with further ‘wow factor’, our sales team can guide you through a number of alternative timbers to make a statement, including African Padauk, Afrormosia or - the ultimate - Burmese Teak
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screens

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Cladding and Screens:

In our opinion, perhaps we are a little biased, nothing is more attractive than a home cladded in an interesting timber.  Some examples are Purpleheart, Western Red Cedar, American Redwood, Balau and Garapa. Who is to say which is best and which is not –  as long as its natural, we love it.

Stairs and Balustrades:

Here your individual tastes can run wild – we offer everything from Clear Pine to Burmese Teak.
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And finally, Furniture:

Again,the sky is the limit -  we have some really special and unique species that in the hands of an experienced craftsman will become beautiful pieces of art. There is plenty of inspiration available in our showrooms, where we showcase a range of timbers across dozens of intriguing furniture pieces.

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We also offer a range of machining services to help our customers get the most out of our raw timber - please enquire with any requirements you might have.

1 of 14 wood warehouses in South Africa

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Bundles of wood from all over the world

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Our racking system makes selection easier

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Cape Town Showroom

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