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Wholesale specialty timbers, direct from the sawmill

Special purpose sawmilling since 1985

Sawmill Direct - Special purpose sawmilling since 1985

Get a luxury finish for less, when you buy your specialty timber from Sawmill Direct

Buy ready-to-use specialty timber direct from the sawmill, and save on stunning rimu, mataiĀ  or blackwood flooring, NZ-grown cedar weatherboards, Lawson cypress and Totara timber. We have been supplying high quality flooring, cladding and boatbuilding timbers for 30 years!

A luxurious timber finish for your new home could cost less than you think, with specialty timber at wholesale prices from Sawmill Direct. With ready-to-install matai or rimu flooring, cedar and lawson cypress weatherboards, cypress framingĀ and wholesale native timbers available direct from the sawmill, why go anywhere else? We supply quality timber flooring and weatherboards anywhere in NZ, so it’s easy to get the look you want in your home at a great price.

Latest Updates

November update….

Jap cedar: This popular product should be back in stock by the end of the month.
Blackwood: We have lots of flooring in stock and ready to go, along with a new 130*9mm TGV reversible panel product.
We are now also producing blackwood flooring in a 12mm solid overlay. This gives a clean heart or colour floor at a much reduced price.

Feature grade Blackwood flooring is still currently on special….

September Update….

New blackwood flooring and furniture stock is coming out of the kilns every week this month. Feature grade TG end matched flooring is currently on special and is the lowest price it has ever been. Jap cedar stocks are very low but new stocks should be available in October.

New Blackwood flooring and Jap cedar paneling in stock and selling fast.

Our new Blackwood flooring product is back in stock. We have good stock levels of blackwood with 3 grades and 2 sizes available for immediate dispatch. Toll calls in here picking up for nationwide delivery every Tuesday and Thursday.

New stock March 2019 update

We have new stocks of swamp matai flooring and Cyclone Ita rimu flooring machined and ready to go. We also have a great value japanese cedar sarking and paneling product now available.

January Blackwood and Cedar update.

Our latest blackwood cut is progressing well, with lots of quality flooring stock now in strip air drying, getting ready for final kiln drying and machining. We are now taking orders for this stock. Our dry NZ cedar is coming out of the kiln twice a week ready for final grading and processing. Current lead time on house lot cedar orders is 3 weeks. We also have our first shipment arriving soon of sustainably grown cedar heartwood from Japan. This is going to complement our NZ grown stock.

Sawmill Direct XMAS hours.

Sawmill Direct will be closed from Wednesday 19th December for the Christmas break. We will be opening again on Monday 7th January. Thanks to all our clients and log suppliers during the last year. Have a safe and happy xmas!

New Blackwood logs now arriving.

We are taking delivery now of 600 tonne good quality blackwood logs from Ngai Tahu forests here in South Westland. We will be getting straight on to milling this in January when we start back on 7th.

Kaihikatea stock ready to go, treated and untreated.

We have good stocks of dry 150*50 ready to go. Both treated and untreated. Nice DA grade with lots of longs.