Jarrah is a dark red wood from Australia. It is a very durable, strong lumber. Usually straight grain with even but moderately coarse texture. Very durable and highly resistant to insects. Excellent for outdoor projects.
|Blue Gum, Karri and Tasmanian Oak
|The density of Jarrah as well as its irregular grain patterns makes working with both hand tools and power tools difficult . It holds nails well. Care must be taken when sanding this lumber.
|Very durable. Moderately dense lumber.
|Flooring, decks, exterior trim and siding, accent pieces, joinery, veneer
|The tree itself can be quite large - up to 150 feet tall and 5 feet in diameter.