A large hardwood that grows on the edge of the rainforests from the central coast of New South Wales to Bowen, Queensland.
Usually brown in colour. Texture fine and even. Grain usually interlocked to varying degrees.
Botanical Name Lophostemon Confertus
Janka Rating 9.5
Natural Durability Class 3
Density (Dry) 900kg/m³
Weight per m² 19.47kg
Length Random Lengths of 0.75m~6m
Dimensions (mm) 85×19, 130×19, 180×20.5
Brushbox is beautiful timber sought-after for its unique characteristics and aesthetic appeal. The timber has a close and even grain, giving it a very smooth finish.
The colours range from pink-browns to red-browns, often with hues of grey.
Normally used for flooring, cladding, panelling and bridge decking.