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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Australian Chestnut Flooring

Eucalyptus Obliqua, E.Sieberi and E.Fastigata

A blend of Australia’s most durable and attractive eucalyptus species, the subtle colours and tonal variations of Australian Chestnut Flooring belie its durability and strength.

Tough and hard with a distinctive colour palette, the natural beauty of Australian Chestnut Flooring is proving popular with architects and builders.

Australian Chestnut requires very little maintenance beyond the initial coating
and will stand the test of time in a variety
of situations.

Sizes

Tongue & Grooved Secret Nailed End Matched
19×85

Tongue & Grooved End Matched
19×130

Tongue & Grooved Overlay
14×85
14×130

Ridgewood Timber can supply matching stair componentry and stair treads.

Suitability:

  • Flooring
Density (kg/m3 dry)800
Specific Gravity0.8
Modulus of Rupture (MPa dry)118
Modulus of Elasticity (GPa dry)15
Radial Shrinkage %3.5
Tangential Shrinkage %6
Hardness (Janka) (kN)8
FinishGood
StabilityGood
Sapwood Lyctid SusceptibleNo
MachiningGood
Resistance to Split in NailingGood
Resistance to Split in ScrewingGood
GluingGood
Growing Regionvic
AvailabilityAvailable

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.