Origin: Pau Rosa is grown in Eastern and Central Africa.
Color: Heartwood tends to vary in color from a pinkish yellow to a dark reddish brown. Dark brown streaks are common in this species. The sapwood is a white to pale yellow color in contrast to the heartwood. The color of Pau Rosa tends to darken with age.
Janka Hardness: 2940 (very hard)
Decay and Weather Resistance: Rated as very durable in regard to decay resistance and resistant to fungi and insect attacks.
Workability: This very heavy, hard wood works well with power tools. Nailing and screwing may require pre-boring. It will turn, glue, and finish well.
Uses: Veneer, carvings, turned objects, and high end furniture.
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