Featuring ring growths, gum veins and pencil markings, Silvertop Ash is as distinguished and attractive as it is durable. Also known as Coast Ash, it is found along the coastal regions of Eastern Australia, from New South Wales down to Tasmania. If you’re looking for a timber that stands out from the crowd, this is it.
In addition to the stunning markings and growth rings of the Silvertop Ash, its heartwood is a honey brown with pinkish undertones.
Unique in grain, this visually striking hardwood is well suited to most coatings, including stains and oils that bring out it’s natural tones.
Our Silvertop is tough and durable, perfect for a wide range of applications. Reasonably strong when seasoned and unseasoned, it stands up to stresses well and is even stronger when used in joinery projects. With a lifespan of up to 15 years in ground and up to 40 years above ground, you can be confident it will stand the test of time. Not only that, it is not susceptible to lyctid bores, ensuring you can use this timber without worry or concern.
Despite its tough nature, Silvertop is in fact, incredibly easy to use. Favoured by a wide range of industries, including building and landscaping, it is an excellent choice for almost any project. Whether you need a timber for framing or flooring, decking or even high-end joinery, you’ll be pleased with the results that Silvertop Ash yields. If you’re undertaking a project and you’re unsure if Silvertop is the perfect choice, contact our team today – we’re always happy to share our advice and recommendations.
We know that part of providing our customers with the highest quality timber means ensuring the timber is sustainably sourced. For that reason, we only stock timber that has been grown in designated renewable plantations, and logged in accordance with the Australian Forestry standards. You can be confident that our Silvertop is perfect for anyone who wants to do their bit for the planet as well as using a visually attractive and durable product.
Whilst many people love the look and feel of hardwood timber, they are often concerned that they can’t use it within their home as they live in a bush fire prone area. However, Silvertop is one of only seven hardwoods that have been found suitable by the Building Commission in Victoria for homes where the threat of fire is a concern, or are rated between BAL 12.5 to 29. For information specific to the suburb you’re building in, speak with our team today – we’re available six days a week with friendly advice and recommendations.
Everist Timber is proud to supply our huge range of hardwood timbers to a wide area. Whether you’re in metropolitan Melbourne or the Mornington Peninsula, if you need high-quality hardwoods for any project or application, then you’ve come to the right place! Get in touch with our team to see if we service your suburb.