Heartwood has a pink – red figure due to alternate dark and light growth rings, sapwood is a striking yellow – brown color. Has a moderately fine texture with a straight to interlocking or irregular grain. Medium to severe blunting of tools may occur and is therefore best to keep all tools sharp. Recommended to reduce cutting angle to 20 degrees. Fairly difficult to work however holds screws and glues well and material should be pre-bored before nailing. Takes a first class finish and sanded surfaces can be brought to a high polish.
|Wood Type||Exotic hardwood.|
|Texture||Fine, even texture with good natural luster.|
|Grain Pattern||Grain is straight to interlocked.|
|Health Risks||Besides the standard health risks associated with any type of wood dust, no further health reactions have been associated with Pink Ivory.|
|Color||Pink Ivory ranges in color from a pale brownish pink, to a bright, almost neon pink, to a deep red.|