Bootle Timber carries a large range of Australian Hardwoods including ‘Spotted Gum’ as it is a premium Australian hardwood timber, suitable to a wide range of end uses, across both structural and appearance applications. Sawn, seasoned timber is readily available and this species is the highest volume commercial hardwood in the state of Queensland.
Spotted Gum has a long history of usage in engineering applications such as wharf and bridge construction, railway sleepers and mining timbers. Spotted Gum is suitable for all building members from posts and poles, framing, flooring, lining, decking and cladding.
Compared to other Australian hardwoods, Spotted Gum is a minimal staining timber, being less prone to bleed-through of tannins than other species. Spotted Gum is a suitable carving and woodturning timber.
Spotted Gum is suitable for both indoor and outdoor furniture manufacture. Outdoor furniture in Spotted Gum has consistently won industry awards in Australia and it is exported to a range of destinations around the world.