About Us

TLB Timber specialises in supplying the Australian Timber Industry with high strength, low shrinkage, durable, fire and insect resistant timbers which can be used in both internal and external applications. Our management and sales staff are seasoned operators with more than 80 years of combined experience with imported hardwoods and softwoods.

TLB Timber’s extensive product range of tropical hardwoods includes Merbau, Kwila, Balau, Hopea, Rosewood and Plantation Mahogany, plus a full range of furniture and joinery timbers. Our product range is designed to service a wide range of customers because we know that the timbers we carry are suitable for multiple uses.

TLB Timber thanks Duce Timber Windows & Doors for kindly providing the photographs of their projects for use in this brochure.

Responsible Timber Procurement Policy

The global forest products industry is a diverse industry that contributes to the economic development and social well-being of rural and urban communities worldwide. We are committed to promoting responsible forest management, to improving environmental and forestry practices and to combatting illegal logging.

  • Our timber products are only purchased when there is accompanying documentation to prove they have been legally harvested, transported and processed in accordance with National Laws
  • We only purchase timber from suppliers who have employed, or are in the process of employing Third Party verification of legality, or environmental accreditation
  • We do not purchase timber products from National or International protected areas
  • We do not purchase nationally protected species or species listed under CITES Appendix 1
  • We work with our suppliers to ensure all sections of the supply chain are identifiable and accompanying documentation is correct
  • We work closely with Government bodies of supply countries to ensure our suppliers are operating in accordance with their National Laws

TLB Timber has successfully undergone 3 separate audits by SGS (Société Générale de Surveillance, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and Certification Company) to ensure the integrity of the Chain of Custody of FSC® (Forest Stewardship Council); and PEFC™ (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification schemes)/AFS verified Legal products it sources. In addition, our Indonesian suppliers of Merbau hold accreditation from Rainforest Alliance (SWVLO)