Pyinma

pyinma

Scientific Name: Lagerstroemia spp.
Location: Southeast Asia
Dried Weight: 44lbs/ft3
Janka Hardness: 1,090lbf
Crushing Strength: 9,300lbf /in2

 

Pyinma has a heartwood with a golden to reddish brown color and a sapwood with a yellow/gray color. The wood will darken with age upon exposure to light. The grain is straight and it has a moderately coarse uneven texture. The wood gives off a good natural lustre. The end grain is ring-porous or semi-ring-porous. Pyinma is rated as moderately durable to durable in regards to decay. It is easy to work with and turns, glues, and finishes well. The wood will also polish to high lustre.

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