Fyshwick Builders Suppliers offer an extensive range of high quality timber and along with the following range of magnificent hardwood flooring; we can also supply Overlay and Parquetry.
The Janka hardness scale is used where the hardness of a timber is given, the higher the number, the more dense or harder the timber is.
A Janka hardness of 6 or higher is considered suitable for both domestic and commercial floors. For particularly heavy traffic areas, a Janka hardness of 9 or higher is recommended.
This beautiful timber has been a favourite for many years, its colour ranges from pinkish greys through to rich reddish browns. It compliments any décor or colour scheme.
Blackbutt – Coastal
This species has been our number one seller for many years; the colour is pale brown to creamy tan, sometimes with a slight pink tinge and suits contemporary décor.
This fine cabinet timber exhibits a silky smooth grain with warm to pale pink colours.
Victorian Ash/Tasmanian Oak
Average Hardness 5.9
This is not a particular species of tree but is made up of several eucalypt species. Victorian Ash varies from Tasmanian Oak because of the difference in soil and climate conditions. Victorian Ash is almost always pale straw tinged with pink. Tasmanian Oak is honey brown to straw mixed through with some darker brown and reddish sections.
Blackwood features honey to golden brown colours with darker brown bands. This well-known Australian timber makes a visually stunning floor in rooms with good light.
This is the hardest native timber we offer, it is attractive neutral pale brown similar to Grey Ironbark but with lighter tones.
Sydney Blue Gum
Sydney Blue Gum is a very popular native species that displays medium brownish reds through to dark pinks and it is popular in contemporary and period renovations.
This lovely timber is not often seen because of the difficulties of drying without degrading it. It features pale pink to pinkish brown colours. Even grained, it is usually quarter sawn. Produces a more formal look in modern décor.
Red Forrest Gum
A heavy duty timber usually used in engineering construction; however it makes a superb floor. Red Forrest Gum has dark to paler reds with an orange tinge and interesting features scattered through. Needs good light for the best effect.
Rose (Flooded) Gum
This is a species that is closely related to Sydney Blue Gum, it features mid to pale pink colours.
This is another beautiful timber that features a uniquely patterned figure and grain. The colour varies considerably from pale to chocolate brown through to greys, pinks and reds. As with Red Ironbark, it is a high durability timber.