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.
Produces good results with hand or machine tools. Responds well to steam bending. Glues, stains, and finishes well.
Flooring, millwork, boxes/crates, baseball bats, and other turned objects such as tool handles.