Origin:There are many varieties of Eucalyptus; we carry a variety known as Old Growth Red River Gum. This species is found along the rivers of Australia. All of our current inventory was salvaged from storm damaged trees.
Color:It has a distinctive red to deep red-brown color. The texture is coarse with the grain regularly interlocked with the gum veins. Often you can find slabs with fiddle-back figuring.
Janka Hardness:2160 (very hard)
Durability:Rated moderately to very durable.
Weather Resistance:Australian Red Gum is sensitive to humidity, but otherwise great for exterior applications and contruction.
Workability:Australian Red Gum is a very hard, dense wood and can be difficult to work with.
Uses:Red Gum is popular for furniture because of its vibrant color and figuring. It is great for outdoor use in heavy commercial construction, framing, flooring, and joinery.
To view available slabs listed in our website inventory. click on a desired thickness listed in the chart to the right. Keep in mind we only have about 1/10th of our inventory listed online, so feel free to reach out to a member of our sales team for more assistance in your search: firstname.lastname@example.org