Tallow Wood

Eucalyptus Microcorys by its Latin name, is from the Myrtaceae family and also known as Australian Tallowwood.


Australia in New South Wales and Queensland.


Fairly easy to work considering its density, problems could happen when glueing due to its greasy nature.


990kg per cubic meter.


Heartwood light yellowish brown with a slight olive colour it is very durable and impenetrable to impregnation and preservation. Sap wood is lighter in colour and can be susceptible to lyctid borer attack.


Decking, Heavy engineering structures, Sleepers, Bridges, Wharfage, Flooring, Cladding, Sills, Crossarms, Poles, Piles, Cooling towers etc.