Description: Heartwood color is variable, ranging from a very pale pink to a deeper reddish brown, sometimes with streaks of medium to dark reddish brown. Color tends to darken with age. Quartersawn surfaces can also exhibit a ribbon-stripe appearance.
Workability: Easy to work, glue, and finish. Tearout can sometimes be a problem if the grain is interlocked.
Common Uses: Veneer, plywood, turned items, furniture, boatbuilding, and interior trim.
Widths: 6″ to 12″
Lengths: Mostly 10′
Surfacing: Skip planed