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

Spotted Gum

Corymbia Maculata, Corymbia Citrodora, Eucalyptus Henryi

Heartwood pale to dark brown or chocolate. Sapwood is distinctively paler but there maybe a zone of intermediate wood.

Texture moderately coarse. Grain variable, the frequent presence of wavy grain produces an attractive fiddleback figure.

Slightly greasy nature. Gum veins common. Northern material is usually slightly denser, stronger and more durable than southern.

Also known as Lemon Scented Gum.

Suitability:

  • Cabinets
  • Cladding
  • Decking
  • External
  • Flooring
  • Furniture
  • Joinery
  • Staircase
  • Structural
Density (kg/m3 dry)950
Specific Gravity0.95
Modulus of Rupture (MPa dry)150
Modulus of Elasticity (GPa dry)23
Radial Shrinkage %4.5
Tangential Shrinkage %6
Hardness (Janka) (kN)11
FinishGood
StabilityFair
DurableYes
Sapwood Lyctid SusceptibleYes
MachiningGood
Resistance to Split in NailingGood
Resistance to Split in ScrewingGood
GluingPoor
Growing Regionnsw & qld
AvailabilityAvailable

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.