||Heartwood color is red, brown, purple, dark brown. Sapwood color is white. Grains are straight and have distinct figure. Texture is coarse.
||Easy to work with hand tools as well as machines
||Gives good result after polishing, melamine, UV and PU coating is recommended, staining not good due to its dark colour
|Drying & treatment
||Drying is very slow, thorough air dried is required before kiln drying
||Luxury furniture, decorative veneer, flooring, panelling, panel doors & windows, kitchen cabinets, mouldings, musical instruments, gunstock, chairs, tables, gift items etc.
||the wood is famous for its wavy, curly and mottled figure which are obtained from burls, crotches and stumpwood. Growth rings are clear