Recommended for experienced turners.
Wood is typically light pink or tan in color with streaks of color throughout.
This species is moderately hard. Grain can be straight or wavy.
Cutting requires sharp tools.
Sands to a medium lustre, finishes easily, and is somewhat stable when dried.
Streaks in these pieces are caused by the ambrosia beetle, so insect holes may be present in the wood. Will contain moderate quantities of ambrosia lines.
This wood has a high initial moisture content and will require extended drying times.
Green/undried wood - moisture content varies
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