Taun (Akwa)

Taun heartwood varies in colour from pink-brown, darkening with age. The grain is straight, occasonally interlocked and uneven.


  • Botanical Name: Pometia pinnata
  • Country of origin: Solomon Islands
  • Density: 710kg/m3
  • Durability: Moderately Durable
  • Shrinkage: Medium
  • Reasonable machining properties and is a good bending timber


  • Interior joinery
  • flooring
  • fire doors
  • truck deck shiplap
  • cabinetmaking
  • heavy construction