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Janka Hardness 2135 (what's this? )
Brushbox (Northern) is 169% harder than Red Oak (2135 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
  • Flooring Trade Name
    Brushbox (Northern)
  • Botanical Name
    Tristania, spp 
  • Lumber Trade Name(s)
    Northern Brushbox     
  • Origin
    Australia, Indonesia
  • Description
    Brushbox has a grain that is interlocked with a curly pattern, and the wood has an even in texture.
  • Stability
    Brushbox (Northern) demonstrates an average level of stability, similar to Red Oak.
  • Safety/Allergic Reactions
    Brush Box has been associated with nasal irritation, headaches, sinus problems, fever, and clammy skin.
  • Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
    Brushbox (Northern) has a slight muting of color variation and also a slight reddening of the floor over time. 
  • Color Range
    Brushbox (Northern) has a medium color range from light reddish browns to dark coppery browns. 

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