portable sawmilling / timber sales

Listing #: 654177829
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Business name: alternativ­e timber
Location: Putaruru
South Waikato
Waikato
About: I have been operating a portable sawmill in the Sth. Waikato area for 20 years now and also sell dry and unseasoned timber.
Services offered: Contract milling (farm lots, houslots, fencing etc). Also sell timber, dry or green, or finished as flooring, panelling, weatherboa­rd etc.
Areas serviced: Generally within an hours drive from Putaruru. This includes Hamilton and Taupo. Farther afield by negotiatio­n. Sales are country-wi­de.
Availability: Milling week-days, sales by appointmen­t or TM site.
No job to small. Can mill single logs, though a set-up fee may apply. Will do free quotes and have a pretty accurate idea of timber volumes. Licensed to mill native timber, where it has been harvested in a sustainable way or has been salvaged. Will buy small woodlots or single trees.
I am also very knowledgeable about trees, timber properties, appearance and end-uses.
There is a variety of timber for sale, including some you might not find anywhere else. I also try to find the best end-use for my timber and have some finished products on offer.

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Very good product and very good to deal with and gives that bit extra to do the job.
fleet11 (28 28 positive feedback)  Wed 12 Oct
A nice guy, good to deal with.
bowhunter (135 135 positive feedback) Address Verified Aug 2016  Tue 19 Jul
Good Advice will trade in the future
propertymaster1 (187 187 positive feedback) Address Verified Apr 2016  Fri 08 Apr
Heinz is a nice person and if you have your own trees to mill I'm sure he would be be a good guy to deal with.However I was very disappointed with the quality of timber that we purchased as a bulk lot, pieces with bark edges, twists, cracks all mixed through and milled from trees that really were too young to be milled so containing a lot of sapwood.Really inferior quality of product, once the rejects are sorted out, not a good deal at all.The old adage very much applies""Buyer Beware!"
elas (914 914 positive feedback) Address Verified Nov 2017  Tue 07 Jul
Heinz Vullings: You bought a bulk lot of Douglas Fir at heavily discounted rates and you already sold some on TM for nearly double the price. You also had a look at the timber before dispatch and seemed to be happy with it. Since this lot was 'cut of log', you have to realize there is a small percentage of reject and lower grade. The lot was also 1/2 m3 more than you paid for. As for the sapwood, it is perfectly acceptable for use in all internal applications, i.e. framing, roofing, sarking, beams etc.
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