Wooden Dowel

As Auckland's leader in wooden dowel & garden equipment handles, we produce and stock an extensive range of dowels with particular emphasis on radiata pine.

  • Diameters ranging from 4.5mm to 50mm
  • Standard lengths in 1.8m and 2.4m.
  • Custom lengths made to order.
  • Available by the length or in bundles.
  • Multi-groove dowels available in 6mm, 8mm, 10mm and 12mm custom cut to length required.
  • Various timbers available ex stock or can custom machine your timber.

Rimu

Is an excellent finishing timber, it turns well and allows a high-class finish.

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Pine

The grain is usually straight, easy to work, readily accepts preservatives.

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Tawa

Is a high density, very strong timber and an excellent finishing timber, useful for across grain turning.

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Kwila

Very good working and finishing properties. Will sand to a very fine finish and produce a high polish with golden lustre. A high quality, strong & durable hardwood.

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Salusalu

Suitable for interior finishing, mouldings, windowframes and sashes, window sills, internal doors, furniture,cabinets, panelling and other decorative end uses.

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American White Oak

Is a hard, heavy wood, and has low stiffness and good overall strength. White oak machines well and is easy to glue, nail and screw.

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Saligna

It is heavy, fairly hard, with a course, even texture, reasonably easy to work but difficult to dry.

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Victorian Ash

It is best suited for interior applications such as flooring, paneling, high value joinery and furniture.

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Tasmanian Oak

Warm, dense and resilient, It works extremely well and produces an excellent finish. It can be used in all forms of construction and in interior applications, can be glue-laminated to cover long spans.

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Cedar

Is soft and has good workability. It nails and glues well.

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Macrocarpa

Is a low-to medium-density softwood that looks and works like kauri. Macrocarpa, when dry, will accept a variety of paints, oils, two pot resins and varnishes.

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Beech

The burls and knotty wood of myrtle beech are favoured by craftspeople, A strong and dense timber, it is not particularly durable, favoured for interior uses.

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Jarrah

Its natural properties include a high resistance to weather, rot, termites and even marine borers, making it valuable for a range of outdoors use.

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