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Technical Advice
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For further specific technical advice on using timber and wood products please contact one of the following technical advisory services.

Australian Forest Products Association Advice Line

Provides free telephone advice about all plantation pine timber products.
Phone: 1800 007 463

Australian Timber Flooring Association (ATFA)

Provides advice on timber flooring via their website.

Boral Timber

Provide technical advice about Boral's Australian grown hardwoods is available on their website or by phone, fax or email.

Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia (EWPAA)

Provide technical advice about engineered wood products such as plywood, particleboard, MDF and Laminated Veneer Lumber via their website or via email or telephone. After viewing the information on their website and library, if your enquiry remains unanswered please contact the EWPAA for free advice.

Tasmanian Timber Promotion Board

The Tasmanian Timber Promotion Board established and maintains a website to support those who use Tasmania's strong and beautiful timbers and to showcase the companies and groups that produce and sell it. They have a range of technical brochures and frequently asked questions as well as an email form to which technical questions can be submitted.

Timber Veneer Association of Australia

Provides technical advice about decorative wood veneers on their website, or by phone or email.

TMA Timber Advice

The Timber Merchants Association (TMA of Victoria) provides technical advice on timber on their website. Moreover, timber advisors are available Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 9.00am to 4.30pm and on Saturday from 9.00am to 4.00pm. The advisory service is accessable 24/7 via the email contact at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or by telephone on 03-9875 5010. Advisors provide impartial advice on all timber related building or renovation projects. They are able to answer questions on topics such as:
  • Flooring, parquetry
  • Framing
  • Decks, carports, pergolas, fences
  • Moulding, cladding, linings
  • Species properties, engineered and treated timber
  • Doors, bench tops, joinery
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