Huon Pine ; ‘Lagarostrobus franklinii’ , has a oil content of Methyl eugenol making it waterproof , impervious to insects , easy to bend without breaking and finishing to a high lustre. it has a couple of different figures. making it attractive as well as functionally durable. The trees are over 1000 years old and come from a stockpile of trees salvaged when rivers were dammed 50 years ago. Or from standing dead, or trees buried some 38,000 in mud. It is slow growing and is carefully harvested.