||Heartwood color is pink to reddish brown. Grains are figured and interlocked. Texture is coarse.
||Easy to work with hand and machine tools. Easy to nail, bore, screw and plane.
||Finishing is very fine, polishing and varnishing is good.
|Drying & treatment
||Easy to dry, slowly dries up naturally and has moderate treatment qualities
||Quality antique and carved furniture, mouldings, chairs, desks, sofas, decorative veneer, joinery work, novelties, panelling, flooring etc.
||This is the best timber for carving and antique look.