Nargusta

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Description

Heartwood varies from light to medium brown, sometimes with a golden or olive cast. Occasionally seen with darker reddish brown streaks. The yellow sapwood is not easily distinguished from heartwood.

Common Uses

Turned objects, furniture, cabinetry, boatbuilding, and general construction.

Appearance

Heartwood varies from light to medium brown, sometimes with a golden or olive cast. Occasionally seen with darker reddish brown streaks. The yellow sapwood is not easily distinguished from heartwood.

Workability

Can be difficult to work due to interlocked grain, resulting in tearout. Wood with straight grain has better working characteristics. Glues and finishes well.