Scientific Name: Cardwellia Sublimis

Other Names: Silky Oak

Type: Imported Hardwood

Origin: Australia

Appearance: Pale pink-brown with a silvery sheen. Turns brown upon exposure.

Characteristics: Straight grained with coarse texture. Quarter slicing produces a heavy flaky figure which is desirable for decorative woodworking. Figured wood requires care when machining due to tear-out.

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Weight (lbs/sf) Machining Finishing Hardness (psi) MOE (million psi) MOR (psi)
3.1 Good Good 840 1.11 8400

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