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

Australian Wormy Chestnut Flooring

Eucalyptus Obliqua, E.Sieberi and E.Fastigata

Blackbutt

Eucalyptus Pilularis

Heartwood pale brown, but northern material may sometimes display a slight pinkish tinge. Sapwood distinctively paler.

Texture medium and even. Grain usually straight. Gum veins are common.

Suitability:

  • Cabinets
  • Cladding
  • Decking
  • External
  • Flooring
  • Furniture
  • Joinery
  • Staircase
  • Structural
Density (kg/m3 dry)900
Specific Gravity0.9
Modulus of Rupture (MPa dry)144
Modulus of Elasticity (GPa dry)19
Radial Shrinkage %4
Tangential Shrinkage %7
Hardness (Janka) (kN)9
FinishGood
StabilityGood
DurableYes
Sapwood Lyctid SusceptibleNo
MachiningGood
Resistance to Split in NailingGood
Resistance to Split in ScrewingGood
GluingPoor
Growing Regionnsw & qld
AvailabilityWidely

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.