Ridgewood has been importing, wholesaling and distributing timber, panel and forestry products to the Australian market for over 30 years.

We import species from Canada, Europe, South East Asia, USA and New Zealand whilst also holding agencies and procuring local species from Western Australia, Tasmania, Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.

Ridgewood is PEFC certified and can provide full chain of custody with many of its timber products.

Ridgewood has a policy of only sourcing timber from countries and mills that practice sound and sustainable forestry practices.

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Accoya

Radiata Pine

Accoya® is wood is chemical free modified timber using acetylation, which enables it to resist rot and defy the elements. Guaranteed for 50 years above ground and 25 years in ground. From joinery for the home to bridges submerged in water, Accoya® long life wood is a leading material that stands up to every application challenge.

Suitability:

  • Boating
  • Cabinets
  • Cladding
  • Decking
  • Furniture
  • Joinery
Density (kg/m3 dry)515
Specific Gravity0.51
Modulus of Rupture (MPa dry)90
Modulus of Elasticity (GPa dry)9
Radial Shrinkage %0.4
Tangential Shrinkage %0.8
Hardness (Janka) (kN)4.1
FinishExcellent
StabilityGood
DurableYes
Sapwood Lyctid SusceptibleNo
MachiningExcellent
Resistance to Split in NailingFair
Resistance to Split in ScrewingGood
GluingGood
Growing Regioneur
AvailabilityWidely

Australian Chestnut Flooring

Eucalyptus Obliqua, E.Sieberi and E.Fastigata

Australian Wormy Chestnut Flooring

Eucalyptus Obliqua, E.Sieberi and E.Fastigata

Ridgewood has a staff with over 70 years of combined experience in the timber industry which can help advise you on the correct species and product for your application or new project.