Grain: Straight to slightly irregular.
Figure: Peroba takes in a large group of timbers which range in color from a light creamy yellow to vibrant pink. Peroba Rosa has a marble appearance of yellows, pinks and streaks of light purple.
Texture: Slightly on the brittle side. The wood has a very hard, firm, close grained structure.
Properties: A very strong wood, a bit difficult to work with hand tools but easy to cut and machine. Takes a marble like polish and glues easily.
Uses: Framing and timbering, small fittings and turned items. Nice for trim work, railings and accent planking.