Grain: Interlocked straight to slightly wavy.
Figure: Looks like a yellow colored Mahogany. The range of color is frome a pale lemon yellow to a golden yellow.
Texture: Uniform and on the soft side. A bit too coarse for fine detailed work.
Properties: A nice wood to work with, easy to cut with any hand or power tools. Strong for its weight. A stable wood that is not prone to warpage. Takes a kind of satin finished surface.
Uses: Deck or hull planking, hull timbering and framing. Works well for making masts and spars.