Sydney Blue Gum


Sydney Blue Gum



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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.