Representative of domestic hardwoods popular as furniture material
Deciduous broad-leaved trees of the Fagaceae Family. Ring material. Narras are called aquaria by another name because they spray a lot of water when cutting down. The color is generally dusky brown, and in the straight-line material it shows a distinctive pattern commonly called tigerfish (torafu). The material is heavy and dense. Moisture content is high, the shrinkage rate is large, it is easy to go wrong. Difficult to dry. Sapwood is easy to rot and weak against insect damage. It is common with furniture material, and it is also widely used for various equipment materials and mechanical materials.