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Red Stringybark

(Eucalyptus macrorhyncha.)

Description

A medium sized hardwood from NSW and Victoria. Heartwood is a pale red brown with creamy sapwood approximately 50mm wide. Often has interlocked grain and fiddleback figure.

Workability

Not known as a cabinet timber but it actually works very well and is surprisingly stable. Machines, routs, saws and sands very well.

Applications

All types of furniture and bench tops. Will exhibit some natural feature and surface cracking with certain boards..

Availability

Limited but we usually have 25mm and 38mm in stock.

Hardness

900kg/m3. Very hard

Durability

Moderately durable.

At a Glance
Turning:   Good
Machining:   Good
Bending:    
Sanding:   Good
Nailing/Screwing:   Good
Glueing:   Best to use our polyurethane glues due to denisty
Timber Coating:   Accepts most coatings well.
Oil:   Magic finish with oil.
Note 1   Not very common but a fantastic timber.
Note 2  

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