New Zealand Rimu

New Zealand Rimu  
Origin
Australia
Species
Dacrydium cupressinum soland
Colour
Sapwood pale brown, Heartwood yellowing or reddish brown
Grain
Straight
Density
Sapwood 590 kg /m3, Heartwood 650 kg /m3
Working properties
moderately easy to work, glues and steam bends satisfactorily
Uses
Flooring, furniture, joinery

 

Different grades available include: DA (sapwood), Colour (a mixture of sap and heart) Heart, BA (knotty sapwood), Buiding Heart (knotty heart/colour).