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VICTORIAN ASH

(Eucalyptus. delegatensis & Eucalyptus. regnans)

Victorian ash is the trade name for two of the tallest hardwoods species in the world. This Australian hardwood takes its name from the fact that it grows in the alphine areas of Victoria, Tasmania and New South Wales. It can refer to either mountain ash or alphine ash and is marketed under the trade names Tasmanian Oak or Victorian ash, alsthough it is important to note that the proportions of each species can vary considerably.  Its colour is Blonde - Straw 

Being a natural product, it is subject to colour, character and grain variations. Gum veins, mineral streakes, knots, splits, cracks and other imperfections will also be sometimes present. These add to the natural character of the product and are not considered defects.  

Real wood is an Organic Material and the character will vary from tree to tree and board to board.

MERBAU

(insia Bijuga)

Merbau is a popular hardwood derived largely from areas in South East Asia, Papua New Guinea, The Pacific islands and Northern Queensland.  With its high degree of natural durability and strength it is used externally in engineering construction and marine applications.  Merbau is a versitile wood. It is used in General construction also, along with outside common areas for windows, flooring, furniture etc.

Merbau takes well to paint or stain and polish however it can be affected by gum bleed. Above ground, It has a Very High durability rating.

TASMANIAN OAK

(E. delegatensis, E. obliqua & E. regnans)

Tasmanian Oak is the name used for three almost identical species of eucalypt hardwoods that are normally marketed collectively E.delegatensis occurs at higher altitudes, while E. regnans is found in wetter sites.

E. obliqua has a wide distribution, occuring in wet forests but also extending into drier areas.  Warm , dense and resilient, Tasmanian Oak is the preferred hardwood for a wide range of applications. It can be used in all forms of constructionm.  The heartwood is pale brown to white and often with pinkish tints. It is a light coloured hardwood. Tassie Oak consists of the same species as Victorian Ash, with the addition of Messmate. 

 

SPOTTED GUM

(Corymbia maculata, Corymbia citriodora and Corymbia henrii)

Spotted Gum is one of Australia's premium native hardwoods with a striking appearance and a high degree of natural durability and strength, making it an ideal timber for a variety of structural,exterior and interior appliactions.  Spotted Gum is the common name for four species that grow along the east coast of Australia, from northern Victoria to northern tablelands of Queensland.  Above ground, It has a very High Durability rate

BLACKBUTT

(Eucalyptus pilularis)

The common name Blackbutt came about due to the tree's appearance after bushfire, whereby the butress - or - butt -was significantly darkened. it is also known as coastal blackbutt to distinguish it from the tableland species, New England Blackbutt.

Due to its quick growth and versitility, blackbutt makes a good plantation timber. The heartwood ranges from golden wellow to pale brown, although occasionally pinkish colour may be present.