Durability: Very durable, resistant to termites, fungi and wood-decaying insects.
Wood description: Sapwood: whitish to light yellow color, sapwood approx. 2-5 cm wide Heartwood: red-brown color, white to yellow deposits in pores
Cutting: more force is needed, tools blunt moderately fast, cutting disruption – average
Drying: slow, relatively low risk of cracking
Workability: necessary use of hard metal tools
Bonding/gluing: demanding, special adhesives must be used
Nailing/hammering: necessary to pre-drill holes