Why Spotted Gum Is Perfect For Flooring
Spotted Gum Floors are strong and durable. This premium Australian hardwood looks and feels great under foot and can easily withstand, high volume of heavy foot and pet traffic.
It has stunning colours ranging from deep red to light golden brown and the wood has a natural gum vein, which is an unique feature and not a weakness. With it’s back-sawn grain structure, appealing markings and lively colour, its frequently used by architects, engineers, master builders and designers for their building project ventures and it is the ideal option as a flooring feature in your home.
Corymbia Maculata – Spotted “Eucalyptus” Gum
Spotted gum timber flooring will have a lifespan of well over 50 years (if correctly installed, taken care of and maintained) and is usually used as a sensational formal entrance or for indoor flooring. This timber also works well in exterior and interior applications such as stairs, railing, paneling or doors.
There are 4 Gum spices (Eucalyptus), that grow along the east coast of Australia. It ranges from northeast Victoria to the northern tablelands of Queensland, as well as include some spots in the west of southern Queensland. These trees have a straight and slender tree trunk, with bark that sheds in patches. This provides the trees it’s characteristic spotted appearance.
The tree spices might differs in appearance but not in resilience or other strength class.
Engineering, Building and Home Uses For Spotted Gum
It is regularly used in engineering undertakings such as jetty, wharf and bridge building, train sleepers, and heavy duty mining and building support woods and cross-arms. It is well suited for a variety of building applications, such as structural framing, posts pylons and poles, flooring, decking, cladding and lining. Boat building also uses this hardwood along with, tool handles and sport equipment.
It’s also great wood for carving and wood-turning. The wood also has a oily feel, which is particular helpful when drilling, boring or machining.
This Hardwood Is Perfectly Suited For:
- Exterior Stairs
- External Cladding
- Interior Stairs
- Internal Paneling
- Structural Posts and Pylons
- Portal Frames
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