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Forest Red Gum 

Eucalyptus tereticornis

Description

A large hardwood that grows right up the east coast of Australia. Very red in colour with interlocked grain.

Workability

Difficult to machine.

Applications

Heavy construction, flooring and decking.

Availability

Good.

Hardness

Janka 12  1050kg/m3.

Durability

Very durable.

At a Glance
Turning:   Excellent
Machining:   Excellent
Bending:   Good
Sanding:   Excellent
Nailing/Screwing:   Good
Glueing:   Excellent
Timber Coating:   Accepts most floor coatings
Oil:   Oils well
Note 1   Fantastic red species for flooring and decking.
Note 2  

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