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

Blue Gum

Eucalyptus Saligna

Heartwood dark pink to red brown. Sapwood usually sufficiently paler to be readily distinguished.

Texture moderately coarse and even. Grains straight or slightly interlocked. Gum veins common.

Also known as Sydney Blue Gum.

Suitability:

  • Cabinets
  • Cladding
  • Decking
  • Flooring
  • Furniture
  • Joinery
  • Staircase
Density (kg/m3 dry)850
Specific Gravity0.85
Modulus of Rupture (MPa dry)140
Modulus of Elasticity (GPa dry)18
Radial Shrinkage %5
Tangential Shrinkage %9
Hardness (Janka) (kN)9
FinishGood
StabilityGood
DurableYes
Sapwood Lyctid SusceptibleYes
MachiningGood
Resistance to Split in NailingGood
Resistance to Split in ScrewingGood
GluingGood
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.