BOTANIC NAME: Tectona grandis.
ORIGIN: Originally from Southeast Asia, in recent years it has been planted extensively in regions of Africa and Central America
DESCRIPTION:Its density is 750 kg / m3. The color of the wood of the sapwood varies from white-yellow to light gray. The heartwood also varies from brown-yellow to dark brown.
RECOMMENDATIONS: : The wood resists some acids, and it is classified as very durable against the action of fungi. Sawing is more or less easy, the saws get dull very quickly through this wood.
USES: Shipbuilding, exterior and interior carpentry, and canes.