Spotted gum Timber Flooring Sydney Australia
Spotted Gum Timber Flooring is a rich individual timber, particulary for its striking back sawn grain structures, attractive fiddleback and vibrant colours. Spotted Gum is a large native hardwood that is grown in a variety of locations along New South Wales coastal strip into Queensland.
The word 'Spotted' refers to a large spot like features that form on the tree as it sheds its bark in strips.
Spotted Gum Timber Flooring has a Janka Hardness of 11.0
Flooring Grades Description
Select Grade: (to AS 2796)
The features that are present are relatively small and few in number. Irrespective of the species the features although visible do not dominate the appearance of the floor.
Standard Grade: (Medium Feature/Standard Grade to AS 2796)
This grade contains boards that may be moderately featured. Where gum veins are more prevalent in a species, considerably more character is provided to the floor and may look quite dominant in light coloured species. Species in this grade with less gum vein may appear more lightly featured due to smaller features bring prevalent such as those from previous borer activity.
Feature Grade: (High Feature Grade to AS 2796)
In many respects this grade can look similar to standard grade but with features a little more frequent and dominant.
Prestige Grade: (Used for 180mm Boards & Wider)
Combines the features of Select and Standard grade to provide a floor with more character than a Select Grade floor.
Rustic Grade: Used for 180mm Boards & Wider)
Full featured to provide an old world charm. It may contain features that are more prominent than feature grade but with the structural integrity of a feature grade floor.