Offering of Huge Quantity of Reclaimed Asian Exotic Hardwoods

Online Only Auction


Offering of Huge Quantity of Reclaimed Asian Exotic Hardwoods


Wednesday, March 11
Sale starts 10:00 AM PDT
LOCATION:
Unprecedented Offering!
2981 S. La Cadena Dr.
Colton CA

CONTACT INFORMATION:

(888) 648 - 2249 or main@tauberaronsinc.com

Approx. 500 Lots!


Inspection: Mon. & Tues. March 9th & 10th, 9am to 4pm & Morning before Sale


The woods were cut from ‘old growth’ forests, over 60 – 80 years ago and was used in the commercial shipping industry as ballast & cribbing, prior to containerization of ships. (Kaiser Steel was the original owner).


    • Over sixty (60) different mixed species
    • +/- 70,000 individual boards
    • +/- 300,000 board feet
    • Board Measurements are between 32” – 46” Long and 3” – 4” Square (10% – 20% maybe slightly smaller or larger)
    • Wood is being inventoried and sold by board feet and graded for quality by a Licensed Certified Professional Wood Grader with over 40 years’ experience
    • All the wood is ‘Reclaimed’
    • Wood has ‘premium’ outside ‘patina’ from storage outside
    • Used successfully in commercial and residential spaces for over 20 years
    • Wood Previously Made Into: Flooring, Panels, Tables, Chairs, Desks, Frames, Benches, Lamps, Candle Holders, Cutting Boards, Toys, etc.
    • Installed in Restaurants, Bars, Multi-million Dollar Homes, Condos, Airport Concession, and other locations
    • Veneered flooring products made from our wood have previously sold per square foot for $9 – $14 Wholesale, and $15 – $22 Retail
    • Wood offered in ‘As-Is’ Condition
    • Wood is Fumigated
    • The Estimated Market Value of the entire wood pile is approximately $1 million
    • Enough wood to produce +/- 1.5 million square feet of veneered flooring / paneling products (could generate estimated $20 to $30 million in revenue)

There are over 60 rare & unique species of wood previously identified.  They are all mixed together, and commonly referred to as ‘Dunnage’, Types of woods include:

    • Mahogany
    • Iron Wood
    • ‘Spalted’ Maple
    • Lemonwood 
    • Tulipwood
    • Purple Heart
    • Paduak
    • Bubinga 
    • Cocobolo
    • Almaciga
    • Beach calophyllum
    • Kauri
    • Lauan
    • Meranti
    • Vitex
    • New Guinea Walnut
    • Nyatoh
    • Pencil cedar
    • Merang
    • Red Sandalwood
    • Teak
    • Agarwood
    • Ceylon Satinwood
    • And many other exotic species