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Origin of Wood Type:
Botanical Name:
Atherosperma Moschatum
Specific Gravity:
Avg. Weight Per BF (?):
Color Range:
Gold - Brown - Red
Rarity / Availability: (?):
Moderately Rare
Typical Avg. Width:
4" to 20", rarely found up to 30" inches
Typical Avg. Length:
8' to 12' feet
Avg. Waste Factor (?):

Wood Uses:

Fine Furniture, Cabinetry, Architecural Millwork, Wood Turning
lumber Grades (?):


Other Trade Names:

Blackheart Sassy, Australian Sassafras


Tasmanian Blackheart Sassafras is a strikingly dramatic Australian timber with a cream-colored sapwood and wild reddish brown heartwood graining. It is used for both veneers and lumber and might be at its best when quartered.

*Australian species shows beautiful spider webbing
*Graining similar to spalting
*Often quarter sawn to enhance figure pattern
*Good furniture wood

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