tasmanian rose myrtle wood


  • Fine textured hardwood from Tasmania
  • Very diverse timber that can be used for just about anything
  • Can be found highly figured or burly
  • At its best it can be a world class timber
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Characteristics of Rose Myrtle

Origin of Wood Type Tasmania
Botanical Name Nothofagus cunninghamii
Specific Gravity 0.72
Avg. Weight Per BF 3.75 lb/ bf
Color Range Pink – Reddish Brown
Rarity / Availability Available
Typical Avg. Width 3″ to 14″, sometimes can be found up to 50″ wide
Typical Avg. Length 3′ to 12′
Avg. Waste Factor 30% & up
Wood Uses Fine Furniture, Musical Instruments, Cabinetry, Architectural Millwork, Wood Turning, Wood Carving, Veneer and many other uses
Lumber Grades Quartersawn (Figured), Flitch, Burl
Other Trade Names Myrtle Beech, Myrtle, Tasmanian Beech, Tasmanian Rose Myrtle
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