Mountain Timber Species

Here are some of the extensive range of species at Mountain Timber...
Australian Chestnut
Colour:
Mellow Straw brown to light browns, may have a hint of pink
Dominant Features:
n/a
Species of similar colour:
Tasmanian Oak, Stringybarks
Density:
810kg/m3 kg/m3
Janka Hardness:
8.1
Above ground durability class
Class 3
Blackbutt
Eucalyptus pilularis
Colour:
often straw to pale brown
Dominant Features:
Gum vein & Pinhole borer
Species of similar colour:
Northern Beech and New England Blackbutt
Density:
900 kg/m3
Janka Hardness:
9.1
Above ground durability class
1
Blue Gum
Blue Gum
Eucalyptus saligna
Colour:
often mid to light red brown
Dominant Features:
Hobnail
Species of similar colour:
Red Gum, Cherry Mahogany and Flooded Gum
Density:
850 kg/m3
Janka Hardness:
9.0
Above ground durability class
2
Brush Box
Lophostemon confertus
Colour:
often mid brown with pink tones
Species of similar colour:
Turpentine
Density:
900 kg/m3
Janka Hardness:
9.5
Above ground durability class
3
Cherry Mahogany
Corymbia gummifera
Colour:
often medium to deep red
Dominant Features:
Gum vein
Species of similar colour:
Red Gum, Blue Gum
Density:
900 kg/m3
Janka Hardness:
8.8
Above ground durability class
1
European Oak
Quercus Robur
Colour:
Blondes, Light Brown to Dark Tan
Dominant Features:
Pronounced and Dominant Grain Patterns. Takes Stain Extrememly Well
Species of similar colour:
American Oak
Density:
Janka Hardness:
6
Above ground durability class
Grey Box
Eucalyptus microcarpa (including Steel Box Eucalyptus rummeryi)
Colour:
often mid brown with paler tones
Dominant Features:
Holes & Surface checks
Species of similar colour:
Grey Ironbark
Density:
1120 kg/m3
Janka Hardness:
15.0
Above ground durability class
1
Grey Gum
Eucalyptus propinqua
Colour:
often red brown with paler sapwood
Dominant Features:
Pinhole borer
Species of similar colour:
Red Ironbark
Density:
1080 kg/m3
Janka Hardness:
14.0
Above ground durability class
1
Grey Ironbark
Eucalyptus paniculata
Colour:
often mid to dark brown and red brown
Dominant Features:
Holes
Species of similar colour:
Grey Box
Density:
1120 kg/m3
Janka Hardness:
14.0
Above ground durability class
1
Jarrah Select  Overlay Solid Timber Flooring
Jarrah
Eucalyptus Marginata
Colour:
Dark Red to Brown
Dominant Features:
In Lower grades of timber it can produce attractive fiddleback
Species of similar colour:
Karri or Bluegum
Density:
1170kg/m3 kg/m3
Janka Hardness:
9
Above ground durability class
Class 2
Karri Solid Timber Overlay Flooring
Karri
Eucalyptus Diversicolour
Colour:
Pale Pink to Reddish Brown
Dominant Features:
In lower grades the grain can be interlocked
Species of similar colour:
Sydney Blue Gum and Jarrah
Density:
900kg/m3 kg/m3
Janka Hardness:
9
Above ground durability class
Class 2
Spotted Gum, Brushbox, Ironbark, Blackbutt Solid Timber Overlay
Mixed Hardwoods Species
Colour:
A mixture of Spotted Gum, Brushbox, Ironbark and Blackbutt
Dominant Features:
Gum Vein and some Pinhole
Species of similar colour:
Spotted Gum, Brushbox, Ironbark and Blackbutt
Density:
800-1000 kg/m3 kg/m3
Janka Hardness:
9.5 to 14.0
Above ground durability class
3 to 1
Mixed Reds
Colour:
A mixture of Red Mahogany, Flooded Gum, Blue Gum and River Red Gum
Dominant Features:
Gum Vein and some Pinhole
Species of similar colour:
Red Mahogany, Flooded Gum, Blue Gum, Karri or River Red Gum
Density:
800-1000kg/m3 kg/m3
Janka Hardness:
9.5
Above ground durability class
class 3 to 1
New England Blackbutt
Eucalyptus andrewsii
Colour:
often straw to pale brown
Dominant Features:
Gum vein and Pinhole borer
Species of similar colour:
Northern Beech and Blackbutt
Density:
930 kg/m3
Janka Hardness:
9.5
Above ground durability class
1
Northern Beech Species
Colour:
often straw to straw brown
Dominant Features:
Gum vein and Pinhole
Species of similar colour:
Blackbutt and New England Blackbutt
Density:
800 - 1000 kg/m3
Janka Hardness:
8.0 to 10.0
Above ground durability class
3 to 1
Pearl Mahogany
Eucalyptus laevopinea (silver-top), Eucalyptus eugenioides (white)
Colour:
often pale brown with pinkish tones
Dominant Features:
Gum vein and Pinhole
Density:
860 kg/m3
Janka Hardness:
8.8
Above ground durability class
3
Red Gum
Eucalyptus tereticornis
Colour:
often deep red with paler sapwood
Dominant Features:
gum vein
Species of similar colour:
Blue Gum, Cherry Mahogany and Red Mahogany
Density:
1050 kg/m3
Janka Hardness:
12.0
Above ground durability class
1
Red Ironbark
Red Ironbark
Eucalyptus crebra (narrow-leaved), Eucalyptus fibrosa (broad-leaved)
Colour:
often dark brown to red brown
Dominant Features:
Holes
Species of similar colour:
Grey Gum
Density:
1120 kg/m3
Janka Hardness:
14.0
Above ground durability class
1
Spotted Gum
Corymbia maculata
Colour:
often mid brown with light sapwood
Dominant Features:
Gum vein
Density:
950 kg/m3
Janka Hardness:
11.0
Above ground durability class
1
Tallowwood
Eucalyptus microcorys
Colour:
often light olive brown
Dominant Features:
Pinhole
Density:
990 kg/m3
Janka Hardness:
8.6
Above ground durability class
1
Tasmanian Oak
Eucalyptus delegatensis, E. obliqua and E. regnans
Colour:
Light in colour, varying from straw to reddish brown with intermediate shades of cream to pink.
Dominant Features:
Gum vein
Species of similar colour:
Blackbutt, New England Blackbutt, Australian Chestnut, Wormy Chestnut
Density:
700kg/m3 kg/m3
Janka Hardness:
7
Above ground durability class
class 4 to class 3
Turpentine
Syncarpia glomulifera
Colour:
often mid brown with pink tones
Species of similar colour:
Brush Box
Density:
930 kg/m3
Janka Hardness:
12.0
Above ground durability class
1
Wormy Chestnut Solid Timber Overlay and Solid Timber Flooring
Wormy Chestnut
Colour:
Pale Blondes to Greyish Brown may have a hint of Pink
Dominant Features:
This timber shows natures signature. Deep Red Gum Veins, formed by fire, ambrosia beetle marks, pin holes and squiggly worm marks
Species of similar colour:
Tasmanian Oak, Stringybarks
Density:
810kg/m3 kg/m3
Janka Hardness:
8.1
Above ground durability class
Class 3