Tasmanian Oak is the preferred hardwood for a variety of applications due to its versatility and its ability to hold stains well. Grown in the mountain areas of Tasmania, Tasmanian Oak is a specially designed hardwood which is produced using three species: Eucalyptus regnans, Eucalyptus obliqua, and Eucalyptus delegatensis. Its appearance is light in colour ranging from straw to redish brown with intermediate shades of cream to pink
Common names: Tasmanian Oak
Botanical name: Eucalyptus Regnans, Eucalyptus Delegatensis, Eucalypus Oblique
Appearance: Light in colour ranging from straw to redish brown with intermediate shades of cream to pink.
Grade: Select, Prime, Standard, Classic, Feature
Janka Rating: 5.5
Grown in the mountainous areas of Tasmania, the Tasmanian Oak is a specially designed hardwood which is produced using three distinctive types of trees: Eucalyptus regnans, Eucalyptus obliqua, and Eucalyptus delegatensis, all of which are native to Australia.
The Tasmanian Oak comes in a light colour and can range from a rough straw appearance to an elegant reddish-brown with a moderate touch of cream or pink. It has been widely recognised for its impeccable staining qualities which allows it to be readily matched alongside other timbers, finishes or furnishings.
The Tasmanian Oak is known to be marketed under different titles based on the location of where it is being sold. Within Victoria and NSW: the Tasmanian Oak is typically confused with the Victorian Ash hardwood as both are incredibly versatile and can be used for a wide arrange of applications. However, the difference can be visually seen with the Ash always being a lighter coloured veneer whilst the oak will draw more towards the darker veneers.
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