How Well Do You Know Blackbutt?

Know Your Timber

Blackbutt formally known as Eucalyptus pilularis is grown in Southern Queensland starting in Maryborough through to New South Wales. Blackbutt is a fast growing plantation timber.It is a reliable hardwood species.

Blackbutt is golden yellow to pale brown in appearance. The grain is interlocked and straight with small gum veins sometimes visible. The main uses for Blackbutt are:

  • Structural applications and framework
  • Above ground framing
  • External applications (poles and roof trusses)
  • Decking
  • Cladding
  • Internal flooring
  • Panelling
  • Plywood
  • Joinery


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