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General Description
 
Working Properties for: Dicorynia guianensis
 

Blunting Effect

Blunting effect can be severe depending upon silica content.


Cutting Resistance

Dry wood may require specially tipped cutters to process.


Planing

Machining characteristics are reported to be dependent upon density and silica content but the timber is rated as generally easy to work. It planes and works in most woodworking operations rather easily to yield smooth, finished surfaces. Dry wood may require specially tipped cutters for best results.


Gluing

The material is reported to have good gluing properties.


Nailing

Nail holding properties are reported to be good but the wood may require to be pre-bored in nailing.


Polishing

The material is reported to have good polishing and finishing properties.