Geographical area: North America
Durability Non-durable: For Internal use only
Appearance: white to pale yellow, typically straight grain with coarse texture
Grade: FAS/F1F
Typical spec: 2.1m + longer, 120mm + wider
Density: 660 kg/m³ average
Uses: internal joinery, striking tool handles
Also available: 225mm + wider stock

Geographical area: Southeast Asia
Durability: Very durable
Appearance: Yellow to brown colour and has a paler sapwood. Its moderately fine
and even texture presents an interlocked grain, which produces a stripe
figure on the radial surface. Resin pockets may also be present.
Grade: Standard and better, PHND (pin hole no defect)
Typical spec: 1.8m+ longer, 100mm+ wider
Density: 980 kg/m3 (can vary by 20%)
Uses: Decking, Marine or freshwater construction. Heavy structural use.

* Available to order

Geographical area: North America
Durability: Moderately durable For internal use only
Appearance: heartwood ranges from reddish-brown to deep red, sapwood whitish to
light pink. Grain is close and straight with a fine, even texture
Grade: FAS/F1F – 90/80
Typical spec: 2.1m + longer, 120mm + wider
Density: 690 kg/m³ average
Uses: interior joinery, furniture, flooring

Geographical area: Europe
Durability: Durable
Appearance: Heartwood is creamy white or yellowish brown, not clearly demarcated
from the white sapwood. It has a fine, even texture.
Grade: Prime
Typical spec: 1.8m+ longer, 100mm+ wider
Density: 560 kg/m3
Uses: Veneer, furniture, plywood, interior trim and turned objects.

* Available to order

Geographical area: Central Europe
Durability: Slightly durable
Appearance: Medium brown colour
Grade: Prime
Typical spec: 1.8m+ longer, 100mm+ wider
Density: 560 kg/m3
Uses: Furniture, turnery and woodware.

* Available to order

Geographical area: Western Africa
Durability: Durable
Appearance: Yellow to light yellow-brown, fairly straight grain occasionally interlocked
with a medium to fairly coarse texture.
Grade: FAS
Typical spec: 2.1m + longer, 100mm + wider
Density: 540 kg/m³ average (can vary by 20% or greater)
Uses: Furniture, interior and exterior joinery

Geographical area: South and Central America
Durability: Very durable
Appearance: An extremely dense, tight grained wood. Generally a deep rich brown
with some pieces displaying red and amber hues.
Grade: FAS
Typical spec: 1.8m+ longer, 100mm+ wider
Density: 960 kg/m3 – 1200kg/m3
Uses: Flooring, decking, mouldings, furniture, exterior joinery.

Geographical area: Western Africa
Durability: Very durable
Appearance: Yellow-brown to brown, deepening to dark brown with exposure to light, usually
interlocked and occasionally irregular grain with a fairly coarse but even texture
Grade: FAS
Typical spec: 2.1m+ longer, 120mm + wider
Density: 660 kg/m³ average
Uses: Interior and exterior joinery, boat building, construction, marine work
Also available: Fixed width stock

Geographical area: North America
Durability: Non-durable For internal use only
Appearance: Creamy white, usually with a reddish tinge, grain straight, occasionally
wavy or curly with a fine and even texture
Grade: FAS, no 1 and 2 white
Typical spec: 2.1m + longer, 120mm + wider
Density: 720 kg/m³ average
Uses: Interior joinery, heavy use flooring, furniture, sports goods

Geographical area: Far East
Durability: Moderately durable
Appearance: Dark brown to deep red, typically interlocked grain with coarse texture.
Grade: Select and better
Typical spec: 2.1m + longer, 150mm + wider
Density: 670 kg/m³ average (can vary)
Uses: Construction, interior and exterior joinery, shopfitting, moderate use flooring
Also available: Fixed width stock

Geographical area: North America
Durability: Durable (not suitable for exterior joinery due to low m/c)
Appearance: Pale yellow-brown to mid brown, often with a pinkish tint, typically
straight grain with medium to coarse texture
Grade: FAS/F1F
Typical spec: 2.1m + longer, 100mm + wider
Density: 690 kg/m³ average
Uses: Furniture, cabinet making, internal joinery, construction, flooring, whisky vats
Also available: Parallel ripped, Superior grade, 225mm + wider stock

Geographical area: Central Europe
Durability: Durable
Appearance: Yellowish brown, grain usually straight but can vary with growth conditions,
texture is medium to coarse
Grade: Prime (QFA/QF1)
Typical spec: 2.1m + longer, 120mm + wider
Density: 670 kg/m³ average
Uses: Joinery, furniture, flooring, cladding
Also available: Quarter sawn, rift sawn, ripped to width, 250mm + wider stock , 4.2m +

Geographical area: West Africa
Durability: Moderately durable
Appearance: Medium to fairly dark reddish brown, features a well-marked stripe,
grain interlocked and occasionally wavy with a fine texture
Grade: FAS
Typical spec: 2.1m + longer, 150mm + wider
Density: 640 kg/m³ average
Uses: Interior/exterior joinery, shopfitting, furniture, moderate to high traffic flooring
Also available: Fixed widths

Geographical area: Europe
Durability: Non-durable
Appearance: Creamy to yellow white, usually straight grain with fine and even
texture.
Grade: Prime
Typical spec: 1.8m+ longer, 100mm+ wider
Density: 610 kg/m³ average
Uses: Interior joinery, turning
Also available: Surfaced, ripped to width

* Available to order

Geographical area: Asia
Durability: Very durable
Appearance: Golden brown, darkening on exposure to light, occasionally figured
with dark markings, typically straight grained, sometimes wavy
Grade: FEQ
Typical spec: 1.8m + longer, 150mm + wider
Density: 640 kg/m³
Uses: Internal joinery, interior and exterior furniture, domestic flooring, boat decking
Also available: Quarter sawn, mini-decking, margins, fixed width scantlings

Geographical area: North America, Canada
Durability: Non-durable
Appearance: Variable in colour, from cream to olive green.
Grade: Select and better
Typical spec: 2.1m + longer, 120mm + wider
Density: 510 kg/m3 average
Uses: Internal joinery, furniture
Also available: 250mm + wider stock

Geographical area: West Africa
Durability: Durable
Appearance: Reddish to purplish brown, stripe is broader and more irregular than
sapele, interlocked irregular grain with a medium and more open texture
Grade: FAS
Typical spec: 2.1m+ longer, 120mm + wider
Density: 660 kg/m³ average
Uses: Interior and exterior joinery, furniture and cabinet work, construction

Geographical area: Europe
Durability: Non-durable
Appearance: Creamy to yellow white, usually straight grain with fine and even
texture.
Grade: Prime
Typical spec: 1.8m+ longer, 100mm+ wider
Density: 610 kg/m³ average
Uses: Interior joinery, turning
Also available: Surfaced, ripped to width

* Available to order

Geographical area: Asia
Durability: Very durable
Appearance: Golden brown, darkening on exposure to light, occasionally figured
with dark markings, typically straight grained, sometimes wavy
Grade: FEQ
Typical spec: 1.8m + longer, 150mm + wider
Density: 640 kg/m³
Uses: Internal joinery, interior and exterior furniture, domestic flooring, boat decking
Also available: Quarter sawn, mini-decking, margins, fixed width scantlings