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Sydney Blue Gum

Sydney Blue Gum Species 

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Species - Imported

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


Appearance

Color: Wide range from pinks to burgundy reds; regrowth timber may be a pale straw color with pink highlights. Colors mute over time and darken to a medium brown-red.

Workability

Sawing/Machining: Very hard - carbide blades and bits required.

Sanding: No known problems.

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

Finishing: No known problems.

No known problems.

Properties

Hardness/Janka: 2023; (57% harder than Northern red oak.

Dimensional Stability: Data not available.

Durability: Availability

Moderately available.
 

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