American Oak is a common medium-sized hardwood native to central North America. This imported species is popular worldwide for its fantastic character and pronounced grain patterns. It has large distinctive growth rings.
Back sawn boards expose the grain in way that shows interesting swirls and when stained they take more stain than the rest of the board making them more pronounced.
Blackbutt is a beautiful light to mid brown colour with tinges of pink. The grain is usually straight and texture its medium and even, stunning for flooring, Decking, Cladding and Lining. Blackbutt grows abundantly in the coastal forests between Bega, NSW and Maryborough, QLD.
The name Blackbutt – EUCALYPTUS PILULARIS – came about due to the tree’s appearance after bushfire, whereby the buttress – or butt – was significantly darkened. A moderate to large tree, attaining 40 to 60 m in height and 1 to 2 m in diameter. It has a straight slender trunk, circular in cross-section. The bark on the lower part of the trunk is dark grey-brown in colour, fibrous and fissured. Typical smooth gum type bark occurs on branches and the uppermost part of the trunk. Found in coastal regions from southern New South Wales to Maryborough, Queensland. Plantation-grown timber
Sydney Blue Gum
Sydney Blue Gum is a lovely timber with a distinctive colour, varying from soft pinks to dark pinks and browns and with hints of coral to deep red with an even-grain texture. Beautiful as Flooring, Decking, Cladding and internal Lining. Sydney Blue Gum grows commonly in the coastal forests between Batemans Bay and southern QLD.
Brush Box colour varies from grey-brown to walnut with pink undertones often with hues of grey. Brush Box is similar to Turpentine with a fine, even-grain texture.
It is beautiful for use in flooring, decking, tables and dressed timber.
We have Brush Box available in wide-board flooring up to 180mm.
Flooded Gum (Rose Gum)
Flooded Gum is a lovely reddish brown timber with tinges of pink and is also called Rose Gum -EUCALYPTUS GRANDIS. It is a large hardwood that grows in the moist soils along the east coast of Australia, ranging from New South Wales up to northern Queensland.
The timber is pink to pale red-brown, with the sapwood not clearly distinguishable.
Grey Box is beautiful and features a wide range of earthy brown tones, similar to Spotted Gum. It is a medium-sized hardwood, found on the central and north coast districts of New South Wales and Southern Queensland. Grey Box is occasionally found in eastern Victoria.
Grey Gum is a lovely red to reddish brown colour and grows in the coastal districts from the Hawkesbury River in New South Wales to Maryborough in Queensland. Grey Gum – EUCALYPTUS PROPINQUA CALYPTUS PUNCTATA – is very durable and is ideally suited for flooring in both busy households and high commercial traffic areas.
Ironbark presents as a stunning array of colours, ranging from pale grey or light chocolate to darker reds and browns. It is very durable so is perfect for flooring.
It is a particularly hard, strong timber, with a broad range of applications, due to its resistance to lyctid borers and termites.
Ironbarks are a very characteristic group of trees, aptly named after their thick, compact and hard bark. The commercially available Ironbark species are divided into Grey and Red Ironbarks. Trees grow in north central Victoria, on the inland slopes of New South Wales and occasionally in the coastal districts of Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland.
Jarrah has a deep rich reddish-brown colour and an attractive grain and is beautiful as flooring. Eucalyptus Marginata is one of the most common species of Eucalyptus tree in the southwest of Western Australia. The tree and the wood are usually referred to by the Aboriginal name Jarrah.
Jarrah was once called Swan River Mahogany after the river system that runs through Perth.The tree grows up to 40 metres high with a trunk up to 3 metres in diameter, and has rough, greyish-brown, vertically grooved, fibrous bark.
Messmate has a beautiful colour which varies from pale browns through to light yellows, with subtle hints of peach and generally with some gum vein and knots that gives it a unique grain pattern. It is a species that is rich in detail with an even texture and beautiful growth rings. Standard & Feature grades will also have varying degrees of gum veins which look stunning.
Northern Beech blend of timbers grows in the coastal forests between Bega, NSW and Maryborough, QLD. It 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 slightly pink tint. These tonal variations found in Northern Beech are one of its sought-after features. Janka hardness rating: 7.5
Red Gum is a beautiful timber when used for flooring. It is large tree that grows in the coastal forests between Warragul and Cairns, northern QLD.
Its appearance is brick red in colour and similar to Blue Gum and Cherry Mahogany, and boasts an interesting, interlocked grain-texture with some gum vein, and is its best use is in flooring, decking, tables and dressed timber.
Red and Grey Ironbark both present as a stunning array of colours, ranging from pale grey or light chocolate to darker reds and browns.
GREY AND RED IRONBARK (EUCALYPTUS PANICULATA & EUCALYPTUS SIDEROXYLON)
Red Ironbark is more reddish than Grey Ironbark which is brown. The texture is moderately coarse and even, with interlocking grain. Red ironbark is a premium native hardwood that is well regarded as a high quality timber in Australia. Indigenous Australians have used it to make spear throwers and boil its bark for treating sores.
Red Mahogany is a prestigious Australian Hardwood and is known for its versatility, durability, hardness and distinct colouring. It is beautiful when used for flooring. Red Mahogany timber features a uniform grain which is moderately textured and sometimes overlocked. The Heartwood is generally a deep rich red colour which can be lighter in younger timber. It is very consistent and even in colour. Red Mahogany timber is one of the most versatile timbers and is ideal for flooring, decking, tables and dressed timber. It stains well and is available in wide boards up to 180mm. It is also resistant to termites and marine borer attacks.
Southern Beech is a beautiful light brown with gum vein, knots and an interesting grain pattern. It is a hard wearing hardwood that looks beautiful in contemporary buildings or older environments. As one of the lighter species it is proving to be very popular in current interior designs, where the blend of subtle lighter colours tend to make the spaces look larger and the natural markings make it a fabulous addition to any home. It is available in wide boards up to 180mm, accepts a stain very well and is particularly good value. Southern Beech is commonly grown in Victoria and Tasmania.
Spotted Gum is a beautiful timber with a variation in colour from mid brown to caramel and to chocolate brown – stunning as a Lining. Gum veins are quite common and the presence of wavy grain can produce an attractive fiddleback figure. It is the highest volume native hardwood harvested in Queensland and has been used for construction, engineering, appearance products and round timbers. Spotted gum timber has a well-established market, and is in demand both nationally and internationally.
As a timber they don’t come much better than this. A beautifully coloured timber that is a warm nut brown colour with tinges of muddy yellowish brown. This Specie is proving to be one of the most popular and attractive decking timbers around the country. One of the most appealing aspects of this timber is the interesting range of natural characteristics and insect trails that occur as a result of Australia’s harsh climate. The texture of Silvertop timber is medium to fine. The grain is mainly straight but occasionally interlocked and can show gum veins.
Tallowwood colours range from near white to dark yellow-brown, with a tinge of olive green and with beautiful growth rings – a very interesting and beautiful timber for Decking, Flooring and Cladding.
Tallowwood – EUCALYPTUS MICROCORYS – is found along Australia’s east coast and coastal ranges, between the Hunter River in New South Wales and the Maryborough district of Queensland. Featuring a natural sheen, colours range from near white to dark yellow-brown, with a tinge of olive green and with beautiful growth rings.
Tasmanian Oak, a mix of three almost identical species of eucalypt hardwoods, Alpine Ash, Mountain Ash, and Messmate, derives from the mountain areas and various plantations throughout Tasmania. These trees are the major species in Victoria and Tasmania.The timber, when sourced from Victoria, is referred to as Victorian Ash.
Turpentine is a beautiful timber with colours that vary from dark red-browns through to deep chocolate hues. The sapwood is distinctively paler, often creamy. Turpentine features a straight grain, and a coarse but even texture. The texture is fine to medium but often wavy, with interlocked grain. It is relatively free of gum veins.
White Mahogany is light brown to yellow-brown in colour with a similar appearance to Tallowwood, but with more gum vein. Has an even-grain texture. Distinctive markings caused by moth grub holes, and occasional gum veining are often present which create a stunning feature when used in flooring. It also accepts stains well. Mostly uniform and medium in texture, the timber may feature an interlocked grain.
Karri is a lively red, with overtones from pale pink to rich, red-browns. The timber is part of the Eucalyptus family and is native to Western Australia. Found in the southwest corner of the State, Karri grows rapidly and can attain enormous dimensions, one of the tallest trees in Australia that grows in the high rainfall area of southwest Western Australia. It is one of the world’s tallest trees. The texture is coarse, and considerable interlocking grain is sometimes present.
A beautifully coloured timber that is a warm nut brown colour with tinges of muddy yellowish brown that brings a warmth and natural appeal to your home. It is a large hardwood that grows in the tablelands of southern NSW and in eastern Victoria.
This Specie is proving to be one of the most popular and attractive flooring timbers around the country. One of the most appealing aspects of this timber is the interesting range of natural characteristics and insect trails that occur as a result of Australia’s harsh climate.