Australian Beech

Technical species specifications for Australian Beech Hardwood Flooring from Fantastic Floor – Discount Exotic and Domestic Hardwood Flooring, Prefinished Solid Flooring, Unfinished Solid Flooring and Engineered Flooring.
Australian Beech is a large hardwood that populates the coastal ranges and tablelands of Northern New South Wales. Australian Beech is a straight grained timber, with a warm nutty hue which will compliment a range of interior designs where a lighter neutral palette is required.
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Scientific Name, Other Names:
New England Blackbutt, New England Ash, New England Peppermint
Eucalyptus andrewsii was first formally described in 1904 by Joseph Maiden and was named for Australian geologist and botanist, Ernest Clayton Andrews.
Australian Beech, a strong and durable hardwood, is used in a range of interior and exterior applications including flooring, decking, cladding, joinery, and boating.
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Eucalyptus andrewsii
Tree Characteristics:
Eucalyptus andrewsii is a tree that grows to a height of about 100ft with a rough, finely fibrous, greyish brown bark on the trunk and main branches. It occurs in scattered populations but is locally common.
Geographic Area:
New South Wales and Queensland in Australia
The heartwood of Australian Beech is pale brown, while the sapwood is much paler in appearance.
Australian Beech is generally straight grained with small gum veins as the main feature.
Australian Beech has an even texture.
Drying Characteristics:
Slow drying
Working Characteristics:
Although hard and tough, Australian Beech works with little difficulty with both hand and power tools. It stains and polishes to a very attractive finish.
Durability Rating:
Australian Beech has a moderate to good durability rating especially indoor and above ground
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