Description: Heartwood color ranges from pale to golden yellow, darkening only slightly with age. Sapwood is a pale yellow/white. Grain is usually straight, though some figured pieces may have wavy or interlocked grain. Fine uniform texture and a naturally high luster.
Workability: Yellowheart is normally easy to work with hand or machine tools, though it can be more difficult if interlocked or figured grain is present. Yellowheart also has a moderate blunting effect on cutters. Glues and finishes well.
Common Uses: Flooring, furniture, boatbuilding, accents, and turned objects.
Thicknesses: 4/4″ and 8/4″
Widths: 6″ t0 22″
Lengths: 7′ to 9′
Surfacing: Skip planed