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

Damar Minyak

Agathis Dammer, Agathis Borneensis

Heartwood pale yellowish brown, sometimes with a pinkish tinge. Sapwood often hard to distinguish from the heartwood.

Texture very fine and even. Grain straight. No figure. Free of brittleheart. 

Also known as East Indian Kauri, Indonesian Kauri.

Suitability:

  • Cabinets
  • Cladding
  • Decking
  • Flooring
  • Furniture
  • Joinery
  • Staircase
Density (kg/m3 dry)550
Specific Gravity0.5
Modulus of Rupture (MPa dry)67
Modulus of Elasticity (GPa dry)12
Radial Shrinkage %1.5
Tangential Shrinkage %3
Hardness (Janka) (kN)3
FinishExcellent
StabilityGood
DurableNo
Sapwood Lyctid SusceptibleNo
MachiningExcellent
Resistance to Split in NailingExcellent
Resistance to Split in ScrewingExcellent
GluingGood
Growing Regionapac
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.