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WOOD FEATURE: KARRI WOOD

 

Karri wood also known as Eucalyptus diversicolor, is a eucalypt native to the wetter regions of Southwestern Australia and is known for its' strength and rich red-ish colour. The medium to tall forest tree typically grows to a height of 10 to 60 metres but can reach as high as 90 m making it the tallest tree in Western Australia and one of the tallest trees in the world. It is mostly used in framing, decking, bridge construction, railway-carriage construction, agricultural implements and shipbuilding. Though there are many varying types, some of the more common types of Karri wood can also be known as a type of timber, which is why it is used in so many different ways, as it is fairly easy to access and (as mentioned) has high tensile strength.

IMAGE FROM KRISTOFFERSSON FURNITURE

It also has applications furniture such as this coffee table. It's unique colour and prominent grain really create and beautiful look, especially when sealed with a shiny clear coat. 

 

IMAGE FROM EVERLASTING HARDWOOD

Decks get a beautiful and rich colour and with the sunlight streaming on them the colour will only get richer and deeper with time. 

 

Here are a few of our favourite Karri wood watches

 

Delta

 

Vermont

 

 

Hampton 

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