Forest Red Gum. [Euc., tereticornis]Â Queensland Blue Gum
Staircase, joinery, flooring, decking, benchtops
This species grows extensively along Australiaâ€™s eastern seaboard. Previous uses confined to unseasoned construction applications and seasoned flooring / decking. Nowadays as a properly kiln dried product it enjoys a value added application in staircase construction, window and door joinery, benchtops and custom made furniture.
Medium to dark red in colour with an air-dry density of approximately 1050kg/m3 Forest Red Gum machines reasonably well though may cause problems at times with cranky grain.
More readily available as decking and flooring with a limited availability in 25mm 38mm and 50mm boards.
Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast, New South Wales North, mid and central coast, Newcastle, Sydney, Wollongong, Southern Highlands, Melbourne