Latin name: Olea Europae
Distribution: Middle East (Bethlehem)
Description:. Light to medium brown with streaks of black and darker brown running through it. Has a fine texture with a shallow interlocked grain giving it a marble appearance (55 lbs/ft3).
Working Properties: Moderate blunting effect on tools with interlocking grain. Glues well and it is recommended to pre-bore before nailing or screwing. Polishes up well and gives a smooth even finish.