The heartwood is a light to medium brown color. Sapwood can be very wide, and tends to be a beige or light brown; not always clearly or sharply demarcated from heartwood. Average Dried Weight: 42 lbs/ft3 (675 kg/m3) Crushing Strength: 7,410 lbf/in2 (51.1 MPa) Workability: Produces good results with hand or machine tools. Responds well to steam bending. Glues, stains, and finishes well.