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Tasmanian Oak

 

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Species - Imported

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


Appearance

Color: Pale straw with occasional pinkish high-lights, tan colors, some medium gray/brown colors; over time overall color variation is muted with an ambering of the straw colors to darker tan.

Grain:  All riftsawn.

Variations:  Within Species And Grades: Even range of color shadings.

Workability

Sawing/Machining: Cuts easily; some splintering when routing.

Sanding: Sands satisfactorily if correct sanding sequence is followed.

Nailing: No known problems.

Finishing: No known finishing problems.
 
Comments Has an oily feel. Respiratory and dermatological allergic potential. Origin: Asia

Properties

Hardness/Janka: 1350 (5% harder than Northern red oak).

Dimensional Stability: Data not available.

Durability: Availability
Moderately available.

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