Tasmanian Blackwood Timber Species – Acacia melanoxylo
Blackwood AKA Tasmanian Blackwood, Tas Blackwood
Colour – Heartwood is light brown to dark brown with occasional red tinting. Sapwood is straw coloured.
Grain – Mainly straight, occasionally wavy (fiddleback figure)
Density – 870 kg/m3
Durability – Class 3 – Moderately resistant to decay when fully exposed to the weather, clear of the ground and well drained with free air circulation. Not recommended for in-ground use, or in external decking applications.
Hardness – Not Available
Sapwood – Straw Coloured
Heartwood – Light brown to dark brown with occasional tinting
Texture – Even and medium
Vessels – Not Available
Parenchyma – Not Available
Rays – Not Available
Burning Splinter Test – Not Available