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Jarrah Wood Floor

Jarrah Wood Flooring Room Scene Origin: Australia

Color: Heartwood is uniformly pinkish to darkred, often a rich, dark red mahogany hue, turning a deep brownishred with age and exposure; sapwood is pale. Frequent black streakswith occasional ingrown grain.

Grain: Frequently interlocked or wavy. Texture is even and moderately coarse.

Variations Within Species And Grades: Moderate to high color variation.

Hardness/Janka: 1910; (48% harder than Northern red oak).

Dimensional Stability: Below average (11.0; 28% less stable than Northern red oak).

Sawing/Machining: Difficult to work because of high density and irregular grain; carbide tooling recommended.

Sanding: Sands well, but dust can stain fabric and wall treatments.

Nailing: Tends to split tongues. Pre-drilled and hand-nailing may be preferred.

Finishing: Red color can bleed into some finishes, which can be a problem when mixing species.

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Lebanon Plaza, 1271 Route 22 East
P.O. Box 690, Lebanon, NJ 08833
Hunterdon County, Central New Jersey