|The heartwood has a waxy luster. Heartwood color darker than sapwood color. Growth ring boundaries clearly distinct. The grain is straight or slightly interlocked, irregular .
|Machining is easy with normal tools
|Good result after polishing, in this species staining is fair to difficult.
|Drying & treatment
|Air seasoning is reported to be very good but rather slow. It is resistance to impregnation. The heartwood is very difficult to treat.
|Housing beams joists boards, parquet flooring, frames, steps panelling, luxury furniture, cabinet work, decorative veneer, turning sports tools, general musical instruments, handicraft, moldings, panel doors & windows
|The mechanical properties of the timber from young trees are better than that from aged trees.