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.
|BOTANICAL NAME||Eucalyptus Marginata|
|OTHER NAMES||Blue Gum, Karri and Tasmanian Oak|
|WORKING PROPERTIES||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.|
|DURABILITY||Very durable. Moderately dense lumber.|
|USES||Flooring, decks, exterior trim and siding, accent pieces, joinery, veneer|
|COMMENTS||The tree itself can be quite large - up to 150 feet tall and 5 feet in diameter.|