Description of wood: Heartwood dark red. Sapwood pale yellow. Texture relatively coarse but even. Grain slightly interlocked, sometimes producing a fiddleback figure.
Dry density kg/m3: 800
Workability: Relatively easy to work with sharp tools. Glues satisfactorily. Satisfactory for steam bending. Care needed when nailing
Durability: Class 2
Use: Flooring, panelling, joinery, heavy furniture. Poles, piles.