The following is acceptable for interior use
Southeast Asia & West Africa
A golden honey brown wood with darkish streaks with grain that is straight or wavy.
Blades must be sharp with minimal risk of tearing of chip out.
Takes a superb edge.
Experimenting with finishes is crucial due to the oil content of this wood.
Boat building, garden furniture, & decking.
This wood can be difficult to glue & finish. Wiping with an acetone will help ruduce surface oils.
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