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Plantation Oak

Plantation Oak is the emerging Tasmanian timber. As the name suggests Plantation Oak is a eucalypt species grown specifically for solid wood applications in managed plantation estates - unique to Tasmania. The Plantation Oak colour palate is a consistent light blond, sometimes exhibiting an interlocking and figured grain pattern.

Origin
Tasmania
Density
600

Application Suitability

Technical Data

Density
600
Hardness (janka) (kN)
4.7
Finish
Good
Durability
No
Machining
Good
Split Resistance Screwing
Good
Split Resistance Nailing
Good
Gluing
Good
Growing Region
Tasmania
Specific Gravity
0.60
Tangential Shrinkage
0.16
Stability
Fair
Susceptible to Lyctus Borer
Yes
Availability
Available