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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  • Asia Pacific
  • Australia
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  • Flooring
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American Cherry

Prunus Serotina

The heartwood varies from rich red to reddish brown and will darken on exposure to light in contrast the sapwood is creamy white.

The wood has a fine uniform straight grain, smooth texture, and can contain brown pith flecks and small gum pockets.

Also known as Black Cherry


  • Cabinets
  • Decking
  • Flooring
  • Joinery
  • Staircase
Density (kg/m3 dry)561
Specific Gravity0.5
Modulus of Rupture (MPa dry)84
Modulus of Elasticity (GPa dry)11
Radial Shrinkage % 3
Tangential Shrinkage %4
Hardness (Janka) (kN)4
Sapwood Lyctid SusceptibleNo
Resistance to Split in NailingGood
Resistance to Split in ScrewingGood
Growing Regionna

Australian Chestnut Flooring

Eucalyptus Obliqua, E.Sieberi and E.Fastigata

Australian Wormy Chestnut Flooring

Eucalyptus Obliqua, E.Sieberi and E.Fastigata

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.