Grey Iron Bark – fast facts
Predominant colour tones
Predominantly mid brown to dark chocolate brown and some noticeable red highlights, occasional pale brown sap wood contrasts
(note as timber is a natural product we can only indicate general colours as these can vary considerably between batches and suppliers)
Texture moderately coarse and even with grain usually interlocked. Pin holes and gum veins are present in this timber.
What’s good about this timber
Very hard and good impact resistance, perfect for high traffic or commercial applications.
Stunning brown colour tones give this timber a unique appearance compared to all other timbers in Australia.
What to be wary of with this timber
The high density and hardness of this timber can result in movement that creates significant force if humid or moist environmental conditions lead it to expand.
As a darker colour timber, it is more suited to use in open areas.
|Timber Floor Type||Availability|
|solid timber floors||Yes, in many grades and widths|
|engineered timber floors||Yes, commonly available|
|parquetry||Yes, commonly available|
|laminate / vinyl plank / rigid plank||Yes, commonly available|