Orange Osage heartwood is golden to bright yellow in color, which inevitably ages to a darker medium brown with time, primarily due to exposure to ultraviolet light. The grain is straight, with a fine to medium texture and high natural luster.
Average Dried Weight:
54 lbs/ft3 (855 kg/m3)
Working this Osage Orange can be difficult due to its hardness and density, but it is reported to have little to no dulling effect on cutting edges. It turns well, and also takes stains, glues and finishes well.