Milling and grading New Zealand grown blackwood

Esson, Mike
August 2006
New Zealand Tree Grower;Aug2006, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p15
The article focuses on Rarefind Timbers, a small business located on the outskirts of Hamilton, specializing in New Zealand-grown timbers. It reveals the reason blackwood is a much sought after timber, especially by cabinet makers. The business' customer base includes cabinet makers and joinery firms. It outlines the nature of the business. The sources of blackwood include farms, urban parks, roadsides, riverbanks and gardens. It mentions the most commonly requested lengths for the logs being milled by the company.


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