Amouk is a dark wood color Coppery brown with dark brown veins. Resin exudation is possible. Medium to coarse texture. Its sapwood is more or less differentiated and pinkish-white. The grain is straight or interlocked, texture medium.
(H=12%) : 0,67
It air dries slowly, with minimal risk of distortion and checking
Durable; resistant to fungal and insect attack.
The wood saws and works satisfactorily with moderate blunting effect on saw teeth and cutting edges. However, the presence of resin may cause some difficulties. The use of a filler is needed to obtain a good finish. Pre-boring is recommended in nailing and screwing. The wood glues satisfactorily except when much resin is present.
Notes : Good substitute to walnut and RoseWood.