Origin: Native to Tasmania and eastern Australia; also introduced to Africa, South America, and southern Asia.
Color: Color can be highly variable, but tends to be medium golden or reddish brown.
Janka Hardness: 1,160.
Decay and Weather Resistance: Rated as moderately durable regarding decay resistance, though susceptible to insect attack.
Workability: Australian Blackwood is easily worked with both hand and machine tools, though figured wood and pieces with interlocked grain can cause tearout. Australian Blackwood turns, glues, stains, and finishes well. Responds well to steam bending.
Uses: Veneer, furniture, cabinetry, musical instruments, gunstocks, turned objects, and other specialty wood objects.
We have over 10,000 kiln dried live edge slabs in stock with nearly 50 species to choose from. In our inventory we have slabs up to 75" wide, up to 20' long, and up to 8" thick.
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