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messmate

A variety of eucalyptus wood; used as timber for rough work.
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Tasmanian oak varies in weight from 49 pounds per cubic foot for messmate stringybark to 40 pounds per cubic foot for the other species.
Because of his good personality and his willingness to work, he soon made a place for himself with his messmates and also won the regard of the officers under whom he served.
Mr Mischin said the facility would meet the local community s justice needs until the permanent replacement courthouse was built on the same site as the old courthouse at the corner of Coolibah Drive and Messmate Way.
Experiments with hardwood species, such as blue gum (Eucalyptus globulus), shining gum (Eucalyptus nitens), stringybark (Eucalyptus muellerana), messmate (Eucalyptus obliqua), and Paulownia (Paulownia fortunei and Paulownia elongata), as well as softwood species, such as Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis), radiata pine (Pinus radiata), and Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga taxifolia) heartwood, show that full cross section preservative penetration can be achieved.
Originally, Shiver Me Timbers kindly donated recycled messmate (a eucalypt) for timber uprights that would provide a structure for visually private screens in the office without obstructing air flow.
To study the effects of MW wood modification on wood structure, properties, process parameters, and the configuration of MW applicators, the following wood species were used: radiata pine (Pinus radiata), Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga taxifloria), Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis), messmate (Eucalyptus obliqua), mountain ash (Eucalyptus regnans), blue gum (Eucalyptus globulus), Sydney blue gum (Eucalyptus saligna), shining gum (Eucalyptus nitens), yellow stringybark (Eucalyptus muellerana), jarrah (Eucalyptus marginata), karri (Eucalyptus diversicolor), black butt (Eucalyptus pilularis), Paulownia (Paulownia fortunei and Paulownia elongata), and oak (Quercus robur).
Here, as well as ironbarks, other dense hardwood species such as New England blackbutt, silvertop stringybark and messmate are targeted because they too have a low ash residue which is preferred in making silicon.
The canopy of our property is mainly Messmate Eucalyptus obliqua but with patches of Manna Gum E.
In the heavily logged north-east, only seven per cent of the remaining messmate stringybark (Eucalyptus obliqua) tall forest is old growth.
But the opportunity came to him, the trial and testing, and his sea spirit rose to the height of the occasion, and, therefore, it was that even when he had received his death wound, he felt that the work of his life had been accomplished; he had stood firm to his duty, he had stood bravely and disciplined; he had struggled with the death wound upon him, and his spirit quitted this earth while cheering his messmates to do their duty also.