||Millettia Laurentii De wild
||Heartwood color is creamish brown to yellow when freshly cut and in contact to sun rays after 2-3 days heartwood becomes dark brown to yellowish brown, purplish brown with yellow strips. Sapwood color is whitish and clearly demarketed. Grains are straight to slightly interlocked. Texture is coarse.
||Power tools is required, difficult to work with hand tools. Preboring required for nailing, screwing etc.
||Finishing gives good result with wax products. Melamine, UV and PU coating is recommended.
|Drying & treatment
||Drying is very slow, treatment is not essential.
||High class furniture, domestic heavy duty flooring, decorative veneer, interior fittings, gift items, mouldings etc.
||This is a prestigious timber with low availability.