Sulawesi ironwood/ Malas Wood has good working properties and finishing. The color makes it easily distinguishable from other wood species it is as the finished product gives something different to the user.
Malas wood has a high density and has useful values such as for the heavy construction, docks, bridges, floors, shipbuilding, truck bodies, scantling, turnery, sleeping pads, carpentry, piles, poles, pole, tool hand, etc
Specifications of Malas wood are as follows:
- The wood is brown, reddish-brown, or sometimes yellow-brown.
- The wood is also called ironwood because it is very hard to nail.
- It is water-resistant and can be used for outdoor interiors.
- It looks straight, sometimes interlocked.