Toona (Toona ciliata) is a forest tree in the mahogany family which grows throughout southern Asia from Afghanistan to Papua New Guinea and Australia. It has been planted throughout the tropics and subtropics, including in Hawaii.
Common names include toon, tun, Australian Red Cedar, Burma cedar, Indian cedar, Moulmein cedar, the Queensland red cedar and Indian mahogany. Indigenous Australian names include Polai in the Illawarra. Woolia on the Richmond River, Mamin & Mugurpul near Brisbane, and Woota at Wide Bay. Also called Ai saria in Timor-Leste.
Toona ciliata is striking red furniture wood, it is easy to machine, sand, glue and finish.
Janka Hardness: 700 lbf (3,130 N)
Average Dried Weight: 30 lbs/ft3 (485 kg/m3)
Specific Gravity: .45