Forest Red Gum. [Euc., tereticornis]  Queensland Blue Gum

Staircase, joinery, flooring, decking, benchtops

 

This species grows extensively along Australia’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