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Jarrah



Other Names: n/a
Source location: Western Australia
Stability: Very Stable
Durability in Ground: Durability is Jarrahs’ best feature. It is both termite and rot resistant
Durability above Ground: Very Durable
Density: 820 kg/m3
Dimensions: n/a
Appearance: The sapwood is a yellowish-white colour, while the heartwood light to dark red when first cut, it deepens to red-brown. It can have a straight or interlocked grain with an even medium course texture.
Grades: Prime grade which is a good appearance grade, has some natural defects such as gum streaks and minor knots.
Uses: A heavy construction timber for bridges and wharves. It is widely used for sleepers and is prized as an interior finishing timber including flooring, furniture, panelling etc.

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