Hardwood Timber Species

Australian Beech

AustralianBeech

Australian Beech is a beautiful combination of highland timbers, carefully selected to create a unique colour that ranges from pale brown and golden hues to a light cream with a slighty pink tint.

Janka Hardness Rating: 7.5kN
Board Size: 85x19mm / 1300x19mm
Timber Grade: Classic, Australiana, Natural

Blackbutt (Eucalyptus Pilularis)

Blackbutt

Blackbutt is a common NSW grown hardwood that has attractive colouring from cream to pale brown.
Grain is usually straight with some texture.

Janka Hardness Rating: 9.5 kN
Board Size: 80/108/1300/1800 x 19mm
Timber Grade: Select, Standard

BrushBox (Lophostemon Confertus)

Brushbox

Brushbox has a very fine and even texture with a very beautiful colour ranging from a pinkish grey to a rich reddish brown, the sapwood distinctively much paler.

Janka Hardness Rating: 9.5 kN
Board Size: 80/1300 x 19mm
Timber Grade: Select, Standard

Ironbark

GreyIronbark

Grey Ironbark produces amazing colours from pale to dark chocolate brown and also dark luscious reds.

The grain is usually interlocked, with a moderately coarse texture.

Janka Hardness Rating: 14.0 kN
Board Size: 80/1300x 19mm
Timber Grade: Select, Standard

Jarrah

Jarrah

Found mainly in Western Australia, Jarrah is well known for it's density and resistance to insect attack. It is incredibly hard, and as such is heavily used for both commercial and residential flooring. Jarrah is a beautiful rich red colour which deepens over time into a soft burgundy.

Janka Hardness Rating: 8.5kN
Board Size: 80/1300x19mm
Timber Grade: Select, Standard

Messmate

Messmate

Messmate is a well-known hardwood species used in a variety of timber applications. It is rich in detail with an even texture and visible growth rings. Messmate varies in colour from pale browns through to light yellows with subtle hints of peach.

Janka Hardness Rating: 7.1kN
Board Size: 85/108/1300
Timber Grade: Classic, Australiana, Natural

Spotted Gum

SpottedGum

A very tough timber, Spotted Gum grows on Australia's east coast, from the foothills of the Snowy Mountains in Victoria to the lush coastal regions of southern Queensland. It's colour varies through pale grey browns and soft creams to a rich chocolate brown. It often features a wavy grain which can produce an attractive and highly valued fiddleback effect.

Janka Hardness Rating: 11kN
Board Size: 80/86/1300/1800/2100/2700
Timber Grade: Select, Standard

Stringybark

Stringybark

A blend of a number of eucalyptus varieties native to various areas of New South Wales, Stringybark features a moderately fine and even texture with a straight grain. It is generally a light coloured timber ranging from pale yellows through to soft golden hues.

Janka Hardness Rating: 8kN
Board Size: 80/85/108/1300/x19mm
Timber Grade: Classic, Australiana, Natural

Sydney Blue Gum

SydneyBlueGum

Named for it's attractive blue grey bark, Sydney Blue Gum colouring ranges from soft brown reds to deep rich reds. It has a staight grain that is sometimes interlocked.

Janka Hardness Rating: 9kN
Board Size: 80/86/1300/1800
Timber Grade: Select, Standard

Tallowood

Tallowood

Tallowood is a prestige timber with an even and often interlocked grain. It is an exceptionally durable hardwood species with unique colour and grain structure. Tallowood varies in colour from yellowish brown with a tinge of olive green to distinctively paler shades.

Janka Hardness Rating: 8.6kN
Board Size: 80/83/1300/1800mm
Timber Grade: Select, Standard

Tasmanian Oak

TasmanianOak

Commonly found in Tasmania, this timber ranges from pale cream to pink and light reddish brown. The grain is extremely straight and even. Tasmanian Oak has excellent dimensional stability, making it an ideal choice for extreme climates or over radiant heat.

Janka Hardness Rating: 5.7kN
Board Size: 85/108/108/133mm
Timber Grade: Select, Standard

Turpentine

Turpentine

Turpentine is a very durable hardwood which is commonly grown in New South Wales and southern Queensland. It has a straight grain and coarse but even texture. Turpentine varies in colour from pale pink and pale reddish brown through to darker reddish brown

Janka Hardness Rating: 12kN
Board Size: 80/83/1300mm
Timber Grade: Select, Standard