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Manna Gum (Ribbon Gum) 

Eucalyptus viminalis

Description

A large hardwood with wide distribution from South Australia, Victoria and NSW. Warm pink in colour. Usually quarter sawn so shows a very straight grain.

Workability

Works well.

Applications

Mostly flooring.  Can be found in Vic Ash furniture boards.

Availability

Readily available as flooring.

Hardness

Janka 6.0   750kg/m3.

Durability

Not durable.

At a Glance
Turning:   Good
Machining:   Good
Bending:   Poor
Sanding:   Good
Nailing/Screwing:   Good
Glueing:   Good
Timber Coating:   Accepts most coatings
Oil:   Oils well
Note 1   Creates a really warm floor that is not too dark.
Note 2  

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