Reddish-brown heartwood with thin white sapwood and straight-grained pattern. A hard, strong, close-grained wood that is easy to paint, stain or bleach.
|Furniture, flooring, handles, woodenware, bending stock and toys.||Limited as lumber and veneer.||Moderate to valuable.|
Relative Working Properties
|Machining||Resistance to splitting in nailing||Resistance to splitting in screwing||Gluing|
|Specific gravity (12% m.c.)||Average shipping weight kilograms (kg) per cubic metre (m3) air dry||Average volumetric shrinkage (oven dry % of green)||Modulus of rupture (kilopascals)||Modulus of elasticity (megapascals)||Side hardness (newtons)|