River Red Gum and Marquetry Dress Mirror
Red Gums are the most widespread species of eucalyptus. It grows throughout most of Australia but not on the eastern coastline, southern W.A. and the Nullarbor Plains. Its strong durable timber was widely used in the past for housing, heavy construction and fencing. Today this rich red hardwood is used for furniture, turning and decorative wood work. An excellent firewood, its foliage is relished by Koalas.