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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American White Oak Flooring

Quercus Alba

American White Oak Is on attractive, pale timber with a straight groin and pronounced growth rings. It takes a variety of stains and polishes to a high standard finish, which adds to its versatility.

It is highly-prized for its hardness and glues and screws very well. It is often used In high value cabinetry and panelIing.

American White Oak flooring exhibits a modern, dean look and perfectly complements contemporary home design. It is also a favourite among architects and designers for modem commercial fit-outs.

Sizes

End-Matched Standard
19×85, 108

End-Matched Wide
19×130, 150
20×155, 175, 180, 200, 210, 220, 230
21×155, 175, 180, 200, 210, 220, 230

Overlay Standard
14×100

Overlay Wide
14×130, 180

Ridgewood Timber can supply matching stair componentry and stair treads.

Suitability:

  • Flooring
Density (kg/m3 dry)770
Specific Gravity0.68
Modulus of Rupture (MPa dry)105
Modulus of Elasticity (GPa dry)12
Radial Shrinkage %3
Tangential Shrinkage %5
Hardness (Janka) (kN)6
FinishExcellent
StabilityGood
Sapwood Lyctid SusceptibleYes
MachiningExcellent
Resistance to Split in NailingGood
Resistance to Split in ScrewingGood
GluingGood
Growing Regionusa
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.