Good woods

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For his money, ar­chi­tect and builder Clin­ton Cole only works with Aus­tralian hard­woods in part be­cause he knows they are man­aged sus­tain­ably.

Here’s a guide to choos­ing en­vi­ron­men­tally friendly deck­ing tim­bers that you can en­joy for years to come.

Most Aus­tralian tim­bers are a good bet, from spot­ted gum to black­butt, and var­i­ous iron­bark species.

Look for the FSC logo. It’s a guar­an­tee that no mat­ter where they come from, the tim­bers are from sus­tain­able sources.

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