SCIENTIFIC NAME: Sterculia rhinopetala
WIDTH: 150++ (10% 100 - 140)
Color/Appearance: The sapwood is straw color, it has a thickness of 4 to 6 cm. The heartwood is pale reddish brown to red brown, it is clearly demarcated. The silver figure is large.
Workability: Sawing of this species requires powerful equipment. It needs powerful tools for processing. Possible difficulties caused by interlocked grain are reported. Easy to perform; it gives good results.
Common Uses: Construction, flooring, joinery, interior trim, panelling, stairs, high-quality furniture, ship and boat building, tool handles, toys, turnery, poles, veneer and plywood