Briar Silky Oak

Briar Silky Oak

Branch 95

Golden brown/bronze colour and displays tight medullary rays when quarter sawn. It is similar to Northern Silky Oak in appearance but has a deeper bronze colour with distinct highlights and grain specific to Briar Oak. Briar Oak works well with both machine tools and hand tools.

Origin
QLD
Density
675

Application Suitability

Technical Data

Density
675
Modulus of Rupture Mpa Dry
77
Radial Shrinkage
0.15
Hardness (janka) (kN)
4.5
Durability
3/4
Machining
Good
Split Resistance Screwing
Great
Split Resistance Nailing
Great
Gluing
Great
Growing Region
QLD
Modulus of Elasticity Gpa Dry
10
Tangential Shrinkage
0.25
Stability
Good
Susceptible to Lyctus Borer
No