Easy to work with both hand and machine tools, though some tearout can occur during planing on pieces with wild or irregular grain. Good dimensional stability. Turns, glues, and finishes well.
|Wood Type||Tropical hardwood.|
|Texture||Uniform fine to medium texture with good natural luster.|
|Grain Pattern||Grain is typically straight but can be irregular or wild on some pieces.|
|Health Risks||Besides the standard health risks associated with any type of wood dust, no further health reactions have been associated with Canarywood.|
|Color||Heartwood color can vary a fair amount, from a pale yellow-orange to a darker reddish brown, usually with darker streaks throughout. Pale yellow sapwood is sharply demarcated from heartwood. Color tends to darken and homogenize with age.|