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Movement - Medium

Durability - Perishable

Treatability - Moderately resistant

Workability - Works moderately well except in harder samples, finishes well, requires pre-boring. 


Uses - Ladders, Tool handles, oars, poles, sports goods, gymnasium equipment, coffins, garden furniture, boat building, vehicles, artificial limbs and other purposes for which a resilient but reasonably light timber is needed.

Look - White to light brown in colour with an indistinct sapwood and shows a strong figure due to prominent growth ring outlines. 

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