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

Karri

Eucalyptus Diversicolor

Heartwood is reddish brown, paler in colour than Jarrah when fresh, but maturing to a more uniform brown.

The grain is interlocked with some wavy grain, the texture is even and moderately coarse.

Suitability:

  • Cabinets
  • Cladding
  • Decking
  • External
  • Flooring
  • Furniture
  • Joinery
  • Staircase
  • Structural
Density (kg/m3 dry)900
Specific Gravity0.88
Modulus of Rupture (MPa dry)132
Modulus of Elasticity (GPa dry)19
Radial Shrinkage %4.5
Tangential Shrinkage %10
Hardness (Janka) (kN)9
FinishGood
StabilityGood
Sapwood Lyctid SusceptibleNo
MachiningFair
Resistance to Split in NailingFair
Resistance to Split in ScrewingFair
GluingFair
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.