Victorian Ash

Natural Colour                                                                                               

Vic Ash

  • Pale Pink to Brown Straw

Attainable Colours by Staining

  • Unlimited

Common Uses

  • Furniture, Joinery, Linings, Flooring, Staircases

Alternatives (similar natural colour)

  • Eastern States Blackbutt, American White Oak

Features & Benefits

  • Dimensionally stable timber as is cut quartersawn

  • Internal use

  • Veneers readily available

  • Machines well

  • Readily accepts stains and paints

  • Can suffer from surface checking

 

timber specification

 

Botanical & Other Names

  • Eucalyptus delegatensis & Eucalyptus regnans, also known as Alpine or Mountain Ash or Goodwood

 

Origin

  • Victoria

 

Certification

  • AFS/PEFC certification

 

 

 

 

Grain

  • Victorian Ash features a moderately course texture and has a predominately straight grain, although it may be wavy in parts resulting in a fiddleback appearance. Gum veins are also a common appearance feature.

Workability

  • A strong and stable timber, Victorian Ash offers good all round workability. It planes, sands, finishes and glues well, and will readily steam and bend. This makes Victorian Ash a perfect timber for internal applications and furniture.

 

Resistance

  • Termite Resistance Not Resistant

  • Lyctid Susceptibility Sapwood not susceptible

  • Marine Borer Resistance <5 years

  • Bushfire Bal 12.5 & 19. All AS3959 required applications

  • Fire Properties Group 3 – Slightly combustible

 

Stock Sizing

  • Sawn thickness 25, 38 & 50mm

  • Set widths 50-300mm in 25mm increments

  • Straight line gauged

  • Available laminated and or finger jointed

  • For finished dressed and profiled products contact us.