Timber Benchtops

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  • American Oak Benchtop

    Origin A common medium sized hardwood of central North America.
    Appearance Heartwood pale yellow-brown to mid-brown, also sometimes with a pink tinge to it. The heavy backsawn grain makes this a highly figured and attractive timber. Clear coatings and tinted or stained finishes are common on this timber.
    Common Uses Benchtops, Solid timber flooring, Engineered timber floor coverings and some fine furniture.
    Construction Glued and Laminated.
    Durability 3 Moderately Durable (Above Ground)
    Grades Select or Feature or Seconds
    Hardness 6.0
    Thickness 19mm, 32mm, 38mm, 42mm
  • Blackbutt Benchtop

    Origin A large hardwood growing in abundance in the coastal forests between Bega, New South Wales and Maryborough, Queensland.
    Appearance Heartwood is pale brown, but northern material may sometimes have slight pinkish tinge. Sapwood is distinctively paler. Texture is medium and even. Grain is usually straight. Gum veins are common.
    Common Uses Benchtops, Flooring, Poles, Decking, Sleepers, Building Framework, Structural Plywood.
    Construction Glued and Laminated.
    Durability 1 (Above Ground)
    Grades Select or Feature or Seconds
    Hardness 9.1
    Thickness 19mm, 32mm, 38mm, 42mm
  • Blackwood benchtop

    Origin A medium sized hardwood of occasional occurrence in the tableland areas of South Australia and all the eastern states, but the only areas of considerable commercial yield are the wetter districts of Tasmania.
    Appearance Heartwood is golden brown, often with narrow bands of darker colour indicative of the growth rings. Sometimes reddish streaks are also present. Sapwood is distinctively paler. Grain is usually straight but sometimes wavy.
    Common Uses Benchtops, Flooring, Furniture & Panelling.
    Construction Glued and Laminated.
    Durability 1 (Above Ground)
    Grades Select or Standard & Better or Feature
    Hardness 9.1
    Thickness 19mm, 32mm, 38mm, 42mm
  • Grey Ironbark Benchtop

    Origin Victoria through to Queensland
    Appearance The timber ranges in colour from light browns through to dark chocolates and reds.
    Common Uses Benchtops, Flooring, Decking, Heavy Engineering Construction, Poles, Piles & Ship Building.
    Construction Glued and Laminated.
    Durability 1 (Above Ground)
    Grades Select or Standard & Better or Feature
    Hardness 14.0
    Thickness 19mm, 32mm, 38mm, 42mm
  • Jarrah Benchtop

    Origin A large hardwood growing in the South-West corner of Western Australia.
    Appearance Dark, reddish rich-Deep Reddish Brown.
    Common Uses Benchtops, Flooring, Decking, Panelling, Joinery, Furniture & General Construction.
    Construction Glued and Laminated.
    Durability 2 (Above Ground)
    Grades Select or Standard & Better or Feature
    Hardness 8.5
    Thickness 19mm, 32mm, 38mm, 42mm
  • Red Gum Benchtop

    Origin A large hardwood found along the eastern coast of Australia.
    Appearance Heartwood a red to reddish-brown. Sapwood is distinctly paler.
    Common Uses Benchtops, Flooring, Decking, Sleepers, Poles, Furniture, Slabs & Panelling.
    Construction Glued and Laminated.
    Durability 1 (Above Ground)
    Grades Select or Standard & Better or Feature
    Hardness 10.0
    Thickness 19mm, 32mm, 38mm, 42mm
  • Spotted Gum Benchtop

    Origin Occurs naturally on the east coast from the Victoria/New South Wales border to the Maryborough district in Queensland.
    Appearance The timber ranges from light brown through to dark brown with green and orange tones, and wild figure (grain pattern) and fiddleback is common.
    Common Uses Benchtops, Flooring, Decking & Cladding.
    Construction Glued and Laminated.
    Durability 1 (Above Ground)
    Grades Select or Standard or Feature
    Hardness 11.0
    Thickness 19mm, 32mm, 38mm, 42mm
  • Tasmanian Oak Benchtop

    Origin Tasmania and Victoria.
    Appearance Light in colour, varying from straw to reddish brown with intermediate shades of yellows.
    Common Uses Recognized for its excellent staining qualities, which allow ready matching with other timbers, finishes or furnishings. It is a versatile timber perfect for Benchtops, Flooring, Panelling, Architraves, Skirting Boards & Stairs.
    Construction Glued and Laminated.
    Durability 3 Not Durable (Above Ground)
    Grades Select or Standard & Better or Feature
    Hardness 5.5 Average
    Thickness 19mm, 32mm, 38mm, 42mm