Legend
Durabitity above ground = D. #1 being   highest
Fire rating = FR. #1 being highest
Furniture and cabinetmaking = FC
Joinery internal       = JI
Joinery externat = JX     P    = protected
other uses
Density approx kg/m3 @   12% moisture content
Imported Species
Trade Name Botanical Name Weight D FR FC JI JX Other applications
American Rock Maple Acer Saccharum 730 4 x x Flooring
American Walnut Juglans Spp. 640 2 x x Flooring
American White Oak Quercus Spp. 760 4 x x Flooring
Bubinga Copaifera Spp. 800-960 3 x x Carving
Burmese Teak Tectona Grandis 670 1 x x x Flooring
Jelutong Dyera Spp. 450 4 Pattern making
Kapur Dryobalanops Spp. 800 2 x Construction
Kauri Pine Agathis Spp 480 4 x x Flooring carving
Kempas Koompassia Spp. 880 3 x Construction
Kwila/ Merbau Intisis Spp. 830 1 1 x x x Flooring
Malas Homalium  Foetidum 880 3 x Flooring
New Guinea Rosewood Pterocarpus Indicus 610 2 x x x Flooring, carving
Red Cedar- Surian Toona Surianii 400 2 x x x Carving
Southern Myrtle- Rauli Nothofagus Alpina 560 4 x x Carving
Taun Pometia Pinatta 700 2 x x x Flooring
Vitex Vitex Spp. 745 3 x Flooring,carving
Wenge Millettia Laurentii 995 2 x x Flooring, carving
Western Red Cedar Thuja plicata 400 2 x Carving
White Beech Gmelina Spp. 500 3 x P Carving