Select Red Ironbark For Wooden Flooring?
Red Ironbark Timber is a very distinctive Australian hardwood that has been prized for over 200 years for its strength and durability. It is a attractive Australian hardwood that grows from Victoria through the western slopes of NSW into southern Queensland.
It’s a structural timber that builder like to choose, due to its long-term performance in weather-exposed building hardwood.
Using Red Ironbark For Your Decking And Floors
The wood is a deep dark red to red-brown colour and the texture is fine and even with an interlocked grain. It is extremely hard-wearing and highly durable, allowing for wide range of external applications. Due to the hardness of the hardwood, achieving fine detail with this wood can be difficult.
Red Ironbark is ideal for engineered structures that require excellent durability and strength, including wharf and bridge members, poles, railway sleepers, mining supports. This hardwood is also suitable for all building construction materials from poles, posts, framing, flooring, decking and cladding. Additionally, the wood is suitable for both indoor and outdoor furniture.
There are many types of Ironbark tree species and they all have a few common characteristic that they share. Firstly, the wood is extremely hard and secondly it stands up to Australia’s harsh climate very well. If you choose one of these hardwood then expect it to be around for a very long time.
Ironbark (Red) Is Perfect To Use For:
- Joinery Wood Products
- Wooden Portal/Window Frames