Red Grandis Hardwood Sample

Red Grandis Hardwood Sample

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Red Grandis Hardwood Sample

Red Grandis makes a beautiful furniture wood with an open grain that accepts stains and dyes -- but it's also a fabulous wood for exterior projects. The grainy texture allows this wood to be stained or dyed to look like mahogany if you want, too.

About Red Grandis (Eucalyptus grandis)

Weight

2.62

lbs /Bd. Ft.
-26.82% lighter than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

720

Janka Rating
-44.19% softer than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.55

Specific Gravity
-14.06% less dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Good 3/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Average 6/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 4/10
Red Oak

map of where Red Grandis tree grows
Red Grandis is an exotic wood from Latin America

While the color is much more pale than genuine mahogany, red grandis is very similar in weight, density, grain structure, and the way it responds to most machining operations. The wood's color does deepen with age turning to a darker red much like mahogany.

color of Red Grandis
Color Range
Pale pinkish tan to a mild creamy yellow
the Red Grandis tree
What's The Tree Like?
This FSC- certified plantation grown tree is a massive one, reaching 160 to 200 feet tall and 4 to 7 feet in diiameter. Native to coastal Australia, plantations in South America provide the lumber that's imported into the U.S. .
other names for Red Grandis
Other Names
Eucaluptus grandis, flooded gum, rose gum
uses for Red Grandis
Some Typical Uses
High end furniture, cabinetry, and outdoor projects

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