Tiama

Heartwood pink brown or a dull uniform red, usually darkening on exposure to a deep red brown; sapwood creamy white or pale pink, up to 4 in. wide, sometimes not sharply demarcated. Grain interlocked, producing rather broad stripes; texture medium to rather coarse; almost without odor.

Overview

Tiama has pink brown heartwood that darkens on exposure to a deep red brown. It’s sapwood is a creamy white or pale pink and isn’t sharply demarcated.  It’s grain is interlocked producing broad stripes. It’s texture is coarse; almost without odor.

 

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Working Properties

Works rather easily with hand and machine tools, but there is tearing of interlocked grain. Otherwise, a good finish is obtained in most operation. It enjoys good gluing properties.

Durability

Heartwood is rated as moderately durable.
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Main Uses

Furniture, Joinery, Cabinet making, Boat construction, Decorative veneers and Plywood.

Wall Paneling
Kitchens
Furniture
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Features

  • Sawing
    Sawing
  • Drilling
    Drilling
  • Carving
    Carving
  • Screwing
    Screwing
  • Gluing
    Gluing
  • Finishing
    Finishing

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