Tasmanian Blackwood

Acacia Melanoxylon

Heartwood golden brown, often with narrow bands of darker colour indicative of the growth rings. Sometimes reddish streaks are also present. Grain usually straight but sometimes wavy, producing a fiddleback figure. Also known as Blackwood, Black Wattle.

Technical Data
  • Density kg/m3 Dry: 665
  • Specific Gravity: 0.66
  • Modulus of Rupture Mpa Dry: 99
  • Modulus of Elasticity Gpa Dry: 13
  • Radial Shrinkage: 1.5%
  • Tangential Shrinkage: 4%
  • Hardness (Janka) (kN): 6
  • BAL: Learn More
  • Finish: Good
  • Stability: Excellent
  • Durability: Non Durable
  • Susceptible to Lictus Borer: Yes
  • Machining: Good
  • Split Resistance Nailing: Good
  • Split Resistance Screwing: Good
  • Gluing: Good
  • Growing Region: TAS
  • Availability: Widely

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