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Spotted Gum

Spotted Gum 

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Species - Imported

Top portion is finished with water-base finish; bottom with oil-based finish


Appearance

Color: Heartwood is light to dark brown, sapwood is pale and may be as wide as 3.12 inches (8cm).

Grain:  Interlocked, moderately coarse, Frequent presence of wavy grain produces "fiddleback" grain. Slightly greasy; gum veins are common

Workability

Sawing/Machining: Good.

Sanding: No known problems.

Nailing: Pre-drilling and hand-nailing may be preferred.

Finishing: No known problems.

No known problems.

Properties

Hardness/Janka: 2473 (92% harder than Northern red oak).

Dimensional Stability: Data not available.

Durability: Availability

Moderately available.
 

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