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silky oak

grevillearobusta.
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Silky oak, also known as silk oak, silver oak and lacewood, from Grevillea robusta, is a medium-height to tall tree, growing to 120 feet or more.
Winchester, VA, knows a lot about Australian silky oak.
Lachlan said silky oak is popular with architects and custom furnituremakers.
In Australia, silky oak is a popular choice for furniture and decorative paneling, said Lachlan.
For this article, lacewood will refer to the species Cardwellia sublimis, also called silky oak, selano, northern silky oak or Queensland silky oak, referring to the area of growth in Australia.
The term silky oak originally applied to a number of species of trees native to Australia and New Zealand, including Grevillea robusta, which is also found in New South Wales, and Cardwellia sublimis.
In Australia, silky oak is used as a softwood substitute for shutters and other building materials.
Tasmanian oak, silky oak and others are not true oaks, but they may have looked like an oak and hence the name," he explained.
Silky Oaks has its own Healing Waters Spa, where I had a blissful Thai full-body massage.
Silky Oaks Lodge in the Daintree rainforest, Queensland.
There are heaps of popular nature walks through the ranges but - to avoid errors of judgement like my dip at Silky Oaks Lodge here - the less foolish can take guided tours.
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