Karri

karri-ps

Scientific Name: Eucalyptus diversicolor
Location: Southwestern Australia
Dried Weight: 55lbs/ft3
Janka Hardness: 2,030lbf
Crushing Strength: 10,375lbf /in2

 

Karri has a heartwood with a golden to reddish brown color which will darken with age. The sapwood is a grayish white color. The grain is interlocked and it has a medium to coarse uniform texture. The end grain is diffuse-porous. Karri is rated as durable to moderately durable in regards to decay. The wood is somewhat difficult to work with because of its density. It also has a blunting effect on cutters, but it does glue and finish well.

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