Tasmanian Ash

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

Properties

DENSITY 600
HARDNESS (JANKA) (kN) 4.7
FINISH Good
DURABILITY No
MACHINING Good
SPLIT RESISTANCE Good
SPLIT RESISTANCE Good
GLUING Good
GROWING REGION Tasmania
SPECIFIC GRAVITY 0.60
TANGENTIAL SHRINKAGE 0.16
STABILITY Fair
AVAILABILITY Available
SUSCEPTIBLE TO LYCTUS BORER Yes

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