Formal Name: Sassafras albidum
Color: Narrow sapwood is yellowish white, with a pale brown to orange brown heartwood.
Workability: Easily worked and takes a finish well. Glues well and holds screws better than it nails. Pre-boring suggested to avoid splitting.
Physical Properties: Medium density wood with medium shock resistance and compression values, as well as a medium steam-bending classification. Low stiffness value.