Brought to you by Neville Smith Forest Products since 1924
Tasmanian Oak is Australia’s preferred hardwood for a wide range of domestic and commercial applications and is increasingly the timber of choice for architects, builders and designers looking to achieve high-end decorative finishes across flooring and lining projects.
Its consistent grain is light in colour, varying from straw to reddish brown with intermediate shades of cream to pink, perfectly complementing the modern Australian design aesthetic.
It is also recognised for its easy workability and excellent staining qualities, which allows ready matching with other timbers, finishes and furnishings.
Australia’s largest and most sophisticated manufacturer of Tasmanian Oak products
Neville Smith Forest Products (NSFP) is Australia’s largest producer of Tasmanian regrowth oak products. Since 1924 NSFP has perfected the crafting of decorative Tasmanian Oak products and today under the Abelwood and Woodsmith brands offers an innovative and diverse range of hardwood structural and overlay flooring, engineered flooring, internal wall and ceiling lining, fine mouldings and architraves.
Woodsmith’s Shannon Rise is featured throughout this Flinders residence to create a deeply textural and tonal palette.
Timber is the ultimate renewable
Abelwood and Woodsmith products are increasingly specified, not only because of their unique structural and design properties, but also for their environmental credentials. All NSFP products are sourced from only sustainably harvested, regrowth and plantation PEFC or FSC Certified timber.
Abelwood Tasmanian oak flooring products
Abelwood offers the highest quality of finishes to all its Tasmanian Oak products, making it easy to work with and instantly ready for a range of decorative options.
Abelwood hardwood structural and overlay flooring is available in tongue and groove profiles, in a range of sizes and in Prime or Classic grades.
Abelwood’s Prime grade features a clear and consistent grain, with minimal occurrences of natural features.
Abelwood’s Classic grade features natural characteristics such as gum veins, small gum pockets, knots and streaks throughout the timber.
Abelwood now also offers engineered flooring options available in a raw finish and wide profile, providing an easy to lay and hardwearing flooring alternative.
Woodsmith Engineered Flooring
Handcrafted from the finest, sustainably sourced Tasmanian Oak, Woodsmith Engineered Flooring is available in six designer colours inspired by iconic Tasmanian landscapes.
L-R: Cradle Sky, Derwent Breeze, Freycinet Morning, Huon Trail, Shannon Rise, Tamar Mist
Woodsmith is increasingly being specified into a range of high end commercial and domestic projects.
Its unique features include:
- Stable, flexible, and resistant to warping and shrinkage due to its layered construction
- Straight, consistent grain creates a sense of expansiveness
- Finished using the industry leading Bona Naturale UV system
- Hard wearing and highly resistant to foot traffic with a lifetime structural warranty plus 25-year warranty on wear layer
- Width: 165mm
Installation type: Tongue and Groove