lpil, kwila Intsia spp.
Shown below with water-based finish (top),
Color: Heartwood is yellowish to orange-brown when freshly cut, turning brown or dark red-brown upon exposure.
Hardness (Janka): 1925; 49% harder than Northern Red Oak.
Sawing / Machining: Sawing is difficult; wood gums saw teech and dulls cutting edges; carbide tooling recommended.
(Relative to plainsawn select Red Oak.)