Northern Silky Oak

Northern Silky Oak

Branch 95

Heartwood is pale pink to pinkish-brown. Sapwood is usually almost white. Quarter sawn timber shows the decorative oak grain to best effect. The medullary rays that show in quarter sawn timber display the beauty for which this species is renowned.

Origin
QLD
Density
560

Application Suitability

Technical Data

Density
560
Modulus of Rupture Mpa Dry
66
Radial Shrinkage
1.6
Hardness (janka) (kN)
6.0
Durability
4/4
Machining
Good
Split Resistance Screwing
Good
Split Resistance Nailing
Good
Gluing
Good
Growing Region
QLD
Modulus of Elasticity Gpa Dry
9
Tangential Shrinkage
4.7
Stability
Good
Susceptible to Lyctus Borer
Yes