This wood is often used as a low-cost alternative to walnut and cherry in furniture and doors. There is an obvious difference between sapwood and heartwood.
Sapwood: cream white
Heartwood: from yellow-brown to olive green.
Specific weight: dried 460 kg / m³
Static bending strength: 700 kg / cm²
Compressive strength: 382 kg / cm²
Texture: from medium to fine.
Treatability: sapwood is treatable, heartwood is moderately treatable.
Drying: easy if it is slowly dried.
Planing: has to be done carefully.
Nailing and screwing: easy.
Finishing: no big difficulties.
Interior furniture, joinery and interior coating, packaging and toys.
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