Sweet Chestnut, or Castanea sativa, is a yellowish-brown hardwood often used in joinery and due to its durability in ground contact for fencing.
|Botanical name:||Castanea sativa|
|Working properties:||Good cutting, nailing and finishing.|
|Thicknesses available:||1″, 1 ¼”, 1 ½”, 2″, 2 ½”, 3″, 4″.|
|Width Range:||4″ and wider sold from pack. Other specifications available to be sorted to order.|
|Durability:||Durable – long lasting with ground contact.|
|Preservative permeability:||Extremely resistant.|
|Dimension change in varying conditions:||Large.|
Chestnut Weight Calculator
Based on a weight of 560kg per cubic meter. Note this is an imprecise calculation as wood weight varies.
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