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

Jarrah

Eucalyptus Marginata

Heartwood is a rich dark brownish red, sometimes marked by short, dark brown radial flecks on the end grain and boat shaped flecks on flat sawn surfaces which enhance it’s decorative value.

The grain is usually straight but often interlocked or wavy. The texture is even
but moderately coarse.

Also known as Western Australian Jarrah

Suitability:

  • Cabinets
  • Cladding
  • Decking
  • External
  • Flooring
  • Furniture
  • Joinery
  • Staircase
  • Structural
Density (kg/m3 dry)820
Specific Gravity0.8
Modulus of Rupture (MPa dry)112
Modulus of Elasticity (GPa dry)13
Radial Shrinkage %5
Tangential Shrinkage %8
Hardness (Janka) (kN)8.5
FinishGood
StabilityGood
DurableYes
Sapwood Lyctid SusceptibleYes
MachiningFair
Resistance to Split in NailingFair
Resistance to Split in ScrewingFair
GluingGood
Growing Regionwa
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.