Formal Name: Cedrela odorata
Color: Uniform pinkish to reddish brown. Color darkens with age.
Workability: Works easily with both hand and machine tools. It is somewhat difficult to bore but has good nailing and gluing properties. Gums and oils can present a problem when polishing.
Physical Properties: Low density and softness. Wood is strong in relation to its weight with good dimensional stability. Moderately good steam bending characteristics.
Interior/Exterior: interior use