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General Description
 
Working Properties for: Tambourissa thouvenotii
 

Cutting Resistance

The wood is soft and has little resistance to sawing.


Planing

The soft timber is reported to plane readily to yield a smooth and lustrous surface.


Turning

The material responds well to ordinary machine tools in turning operations, with very good results.


Moulding

Moulding characteristics are reported to be very good.


Boring

The timber is soft, and bores rather easily with ordinary machine tools to yield smooth surfaces.


Routing & Recessing

Routing operations are reported to be easy.


Mortising

The timber responds readily to mortising operations, and results are usually very good.


Carving

The wood carves well.


Gluing

The timber is reported to have good gluing characteristics.


Nailing

Nailing and nail-holding properties are reported to be good.


Screwing

The wood screws rather easily, and screw-holding properties are rated as good.


Sanding

Sanding is reported to be easy, and sanded surfaces are generally clean and smooth.


Polishing

The material is reported to polish to give a lustrous shine.


Steam Bending

This species is characterized by moderate steam bending properties.


Response to Hand Tools

The timber responds very well to hand tools.