Victorian Ash

Victorian Ash

Loved for its durability and incredible resilience, Victorian Ash adds warmth to any space. With pale blonde and honey tones, it’s both cost effective and readily available – and is one of the most common timbers in the state for a wide range of projects.

 

Popular and Classic Victorian Ash

A luxurious Australian hardwood, Victorian Ash timber is very similar to Tasmanian Oak. Incredibly versatile, they are both used for a wide range of projects, including flooring, architraves and other internal applications. Grown throughout Victoria, Tasmania and New South Wales, we supply Victorian Ash boards in quarter-cut logs – offering excellent dimensional stability.

Uses

Thanks to its versatility, Victorian Ash timber is an excellent choice for a wide range of applications. From framing to flooring, it offers a consistent colour that has seen its popularity soar for a variety of interior projects. In addition to flooring, it’s perfect for panelling, mouldings, staircases, balustrades and furniture – to name a few.

Victorian Ash Timber

Features

With a warmth that fills any space, Victorian Ash is loved for its pale pink and golden hues. With a moderately course texture and straight grain, its light, creamy colours are ideal for interior applications. Interesting waves and gum veins are also common, ensuring your finished project will be as unique as it is attractive.

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Workability

Strong and stable, Victorian Oak is an excellent choice for all-round workability. Whether you’re looking for a timber that sands and planes well, or you’re looking for a hardwood that finishes or glues easily, then this is the perfect choice. It takes well to staining, colours and oiling, so it can be effortlessly matched to other timbers throughout your home.

Strength and Durability

Offering moderate strength, you can be confident your Victorian Oak timber is the ideal choice for interior use – thanks to its above ground lifespan of up to 15 years, it is perfectly suited to applications such as flooring and furniture. Featuring natural lyctid borer resistance, you can be confident your hardwood will stand the test of time.

“We have purchased wood from Everist Timber over the years and have always been very happy with all the products we have received; the service and staff have always been great and very helpful. Well done Everist Timber!!! We will continue to do business with you. Highly recommend!”
Lisa Wilson

Drying and Shrinkage

With a very high shrinkage rate, we recommend investing in pre-dried Victorian Ash to ensure there is no shrinking and cracking once your project is complete. Whilst tangential rates are usually between 3 to 12% and radial rates are between 3 and 5%, Victorian Ash offers shrinkage rates of 8.5 and 5.2% respectively.

Fire Prone Areas

Whilst many love the look and feel of hardwood, the threat of a bushfire is makes them rethink whether timber is the best building material for their project. Unfortunately, Victorian Ash has not been tested for bushfire resistance, so we recommend only using it for interior applications in certain areas.

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Availability

Victorian Ash is widely available across Victoria, Tasmania and New South Wales. As a fast-growing timber, it’s an ideal choice for plantations, and ensures the cost of the timber itself is lower than that of its counterparts – making it an excellent option for those looking to achieve the appearance of hardwood timber without sacrificing their budget.

 

FAQ’s

Are Victorian Ash and Tasmanian Oak the same timber?
Is your Victorian Ash Timber in Melbourne ethically sourced?
 

Why Everist Timber

Our premium hardwoods and timber products are second to none – let us help you create something breathtaking.

We Source & Supply a Huge Range

From American Oak to Ironbark, our range is second to none, earning our reputation as the region’s leading timber merchant.

Quality Timber at Competitive Prices

We supply an extensive range of premium products at competitive prices – speak with our team to learn how we can meet your needs.

Trusted Family Business

With almost four decades worth of industry experience, Everist Timber has earnt a reputation as a name you can trust.

Areas We Service

Everist Timber supplies an extensive range of victorian ash timber across many Melbourne areas, including: Berwick, Cranbourne, Flinders, Frankston, Mt Martha, Rosebud, Somerville, Mt Eliza, Red Hill, Sorrento, Hastings, Mornington Peninsula and Gippsland.