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Sydney Blue Gum
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Species - Imported
Top portion is finished with water-base finish; bottom with oil-based finish
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.
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.
Hardness/Janka: 2023; (57% harder than Northern red oak.
Dimensional Stability: Data not available.