Silky Oak

Silky Oak

Trade Name

Silky Oak, Lacewood

Similar Woods

Plane

Origin

Australia

Range

Grows in the more subtropical mountainous coastal forests of Northern Queensland Australia. Further Silky Oak genera are the Grevillea robusta ( Southern Silky Oak) and Ortis excelsa (from Eastern Australia).

Uses

Distinctly decorative veneer wood; particularly beautful surfaces achieved by quarter cutting through the regular large rays. (Flake effect similar to Oak). Used also for architectura

Colour

Red / Brown