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Brushbox Wood Spotlight

Brushbox Wood is a large to medium sized Australian hardwood, known for its incredibly attractive timber that offer a wide variety of uses such as internal staircasing, cladding and so much more. This prestigious wood has been widely sought after, simply for its unique properties and qualities; this wood offers a rich colour of brown with hints of red or pink, showing off a commonly wavy and interlocking grain for a shimmering figure.

If you’re looking to get your hands on some Brushbox Hardwood, you’ve come to the right place. At Versace Timbers, we are the leading timber flooring suppliers offering a wide variety of solutions for your projects. For more information or general queries, contact us on 07 3266 9000 today.

Brushbox Hardwood Characteristics

Common Name/s

Pink Box, Scrub Box, Tristaina Conferta

Scientific Name

Lophostemon Confertus

Species Type



New South Wales


Pink to pink brown

Grain / Texture

Close and evenly textured often with curly interlocking grain

Rot Resistance



880kg/m3 at 12% moisture content; about 1.1m3 of seasoned sawn timber per tonne

Stress Grade

Unseasoned: F17, F14, F11, F8, F7

Seasoned: F27, F22, F17, F14, F11


Above Ground: Class 3 – Life expectancy 7 -15 years

In Ground: Class 3 – Life expectancy 5 – 15 years


When seasoning – Minimise distortion when drying, this is done by stripping (max 300mm centres) the board


Brushbox Wood is known for having poor workability due to its density, interlocked gained, and the presence of silica. However, it does provide good resistance to wear and splintering. The waxiness may cause problems for some adhesives, but this wood provides a great base for paints and stains.


Brushbox is not suitable for steam bending – however, it deos provide good resistance to wear and splintering.



Common Uses

Flooring, internal staircases, cladding, panelling, and bridge decking

Brushbox Wood at Versace Timbers

At Versace Timbers, we specialise in structural and hardwood timber. With us, you can find a beautiful variety of Brushbox pre-seasoned, dressed all round and rough sawn for your desired projects. Our Brushwood is used for a wide variety of design work, because it gives a stunning finish to any area in which it is being used. If you’re looking for a gorgeous finish to your flooring, staircase, bridge decking or another areas, give us a call! We’ll walk you through our range of Brushbox hardwood to find the perfect solution.

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What Can Brushbox Wood be Used for?

Brushbox is typically used for a range of applications, but the most common application types are flooring, cladding, panelling, and some other structural applications. Other common uses within the building and renovation industries include:

  • Handles
  • Shutters
  • Wharf
  • Carriage building
  • Weatherboarding
  • Boat building
  • Mallets and wedgers

Buy Brushbox with Versace Timbers Today!

If you’re looking to incorporate a stunning timber into your home renovations, building project, fitouts or what have you, contact the team at Versace Timbers today. We will walk you through our awesome range of Brushbox hardwood and get you sorted for your ideas.

At Versace Timbers, we offer a wide range of hardwood Brisbane homeowners and builders love to incorporate into their work. For more information on our products, or for general queries, contact us today on 07 3266 9000 or email our friendly team at [email protected]. Additionally, you can fill out our online form and we’ll be in touch as soon as possible.

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