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

Ironbark Grey

Eucalyptus Paniculata

Heartwood colour varies from pale brown to dark chocolate brown and also dark red.

Texture moderately coarse and even. Grain usually interlocked.

Suitability:

  • Cabinets
  • Cladding
  • Decking
  • External
  • Flooring
  • Furniture
  • Joinery
  • Staircase
Density (kg/m3 dry)1120
Specific Gravity1.1
Modulus of Rupture (MPa dry)181
Modulus of Elasticity (GPa dry)24
Radial Shrinkage %4.5
Tangential Shrinkage %8
Hardness (Janka) (kN)14
FinishPoor
StabilityFair
DurableYes
Sapwood Lyctid SusceptibleNo
MachiningFair
Resistance to Split in NailingFair
Resistance to Split in ScrewingFair
GluingPoor
Growing Regionnsw & qld
AvailabilityLimited

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.