Natural Colour                                                                                               

Jarrah

  • Pale Pink to Dark Reddish Brown

                       

Common Uses

  • Furniture, Joinery, Staircases, Cabinet Making,
  • Decking, Flooring, Linings, Cladding
  • General Construction, External Structures

Alternatives (similar colour)

  • Spotted Gum, Merbau, American Black Walnut, Vic Ash Stained

Features & Benefits

  • Very attractive timber for furniture making
  • Only grows in Western Australia
  • Durable timber
  • Internal or external use
  • Hard and relatively heavy timber
  • Veneers readily available
  • Generally straight grained in appearance
  • Readily accepts stains, washes, polish and coatings

 

 

Botanical & Other Names

  • Eucalyptus marginata

 

Origin

  • Western Australia

 

Certification

  • State owned forests are AFS certified
  • AFS certification can be provided in most sizes

 

Grain

  • The timber displays a moderately coarse and even textured grain. The occasional incidence of wavy and interlocking grain produces some samples with a sought after fiddle-back figure.

 

Workability

  • Jarrah is relatively easy to work, despite its density, if tools are maintained in sharp condition. Jarrah timber can be machined and turned easily. It can be glued and satisfactorily steam bent, but care must be taken when using nails, due to the density.

 

Resistance

  • Termite Resistance                         Resistant
  • Lyctid Susceptibility                        Susceptible
  • Marine Borer Resistance                Moderate 21-40 years
  • Bushfire                                            Bal 12.5 and 19, AS3959 required applications
  • Fire Properties Group                     3 – Slightly Combustible

 

Availability

  • Sawn thickness 25, 38, 50mm
  • Sawn width from 50mm to 200mm (25mm increments)
  • For finished dressed and profiled products contact us.
  • Random length range 0.9m to 5.4m, set length on request, (subject to availability)
  • Engineered products (finger jointed, laminated) available in various sizes
  • Generally seasoned (kiln dried), also available unseasoned in larger section sizes