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Victorian Ash

Victorian Ash

Janka Hardness 1010 (what's this? )
Ash (Victorian) is 80% as hard as Red Oak (1010 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
  • Flooring Trade Name
    Ash (Victorian)
  • Botanical Name
    Eucalyptus, regnans/obliqua/delegatensis
  • Lumber Trade Name(s)
    Tasmanian Oak, Victorian Ash
  • Origin
  • Description
    Ash (Victorian) has an open and even grain with uniform texture.
  • Stability
    Ash (Victorian) demonstrates a low level of stability, inferior to Red Oak.
  • Safety/Allergic Reactions
    Ash (Victorian) has been known to cause contact dermatitis, so care must be taken when coming into contact with the sawdust.
  • Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
    Ash (Victorian) over time undergoes a slight degree of color change with a muting of the overall color variation and an ambering of the straw colors to a slightly darker tan color.
  • Color Range
    Ash (Victorian) color range varies in depending on where it is sourced from. It is generally a medium to high degree of variation ranging from pale straw yellow, sometimes with pink highlights, to shades of tan and medium gray and brown.

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