Urban Wood Rescue is located at 6045 Midway Street (Depot Park) in Sacramento

NEW SUMMER HOURS: 9:00 AM-2:30 PM

Eucalyptus

GENUS: EUCALYPTUS

Eucalyptus was introduced to California in the early 19th century to provide timber and to prevent disease outbreaks since its aromatic oils were believed to clean the air. It is now an invasive species in this state, with many species and hybrids growing throughout California.

Eucalyptus

 

Characteristics

Color / Appearance

Color ranges from a lighter salmon pink to a darker brownish red. Appearance has been likened to both black cherry and Honduran mahogany. Color tends to deepen with age.

Grain / Texture

Has a medium texture and small to medium sized open pores. The grain tends to be straight and even. 

Workability

Generally easy to work, though it can burn easily. Glues, stains, and finishes well.

Common Uses

Flooring, lumber, interior millwork, cabinetry, plywood, and turned objects

Characteristics and photo used by permission from The Wood Database

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UPCOMING WORKSHOP-July 31st

Experience the magic and fun of woodturning

In this hands-on class, you will learn both of the main skills in woodturning - face plate turning and how to create all of the basic spindle shapes and cuts. Students will turn a small bowl. This is the perfect class for the beginning turner, or a great way to hone your turning skills. Some say woodturning is therapeutic.

For more info and to register go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/copy-of-diy-wooden-bowls-intro-to-woodturning-tickets-159699628889

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