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Wild Olive Wood

Wild Olive Wood
Wild Olive Wood
Location:Widely spread in Africa, Arabia, India to China.
Tree:Evergreen, up-to 14 meters tall. Bark grey-brown and rough, grows in all sorts of habitat, especially woodland, stream banks and rocky hill slopes
The Wood:Sapwood light brown and heartwood dark reddish brown to dark brown, attractive light black figure, strong, very hard and heavy (air-dry 1.1 t / m3). The wood darkens with age.
Workability:It works well on the lathe and with the chisel.
Use:A popular wood for turnery, carving, cabinet making and furniture.