Yellow Stringybark

Yellow stringybark is a medium to large hardwood species that grows in southern New South Wales and eastern Victoria. The tree features yellow to yellowish-brown heartwood with distinctively paler sapwood. Its grain is medium to fine, mainly straight but sometimes interlocked. Gum veins and bug holes are common.

Historically, commercial applications of yellow stringybark have ranged from wood chips to heavy construction in the form of piles, poles, bearers and stumps. Its timber is now widely used for flooring, decking and furniture. Excellent results have been obtained for outdoor structures such as pergolas, steps and hand railings. When appropriately kiln-dried, yellow stringybark may be used as a structural timber

Reccommended uses: Yellow stringybark was once mainly used for heavy construction (piles, poles, bearers, stumps) and wood chips. It is now commonly used for flooring, decking and furniture. Excellent results have been obtained with the use of this timber for outdoor structures such as pergolas, steps and hand railings. When appropriately kiln-dried, yellow stringybark may be used as a structural timber.

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