Tamarind wood is also know as Assam wood. Tamarind wood is a hardwood with high wood density and interlocked wood grains. It used to make furniture, carvings, turned objects, chopping blocks, and other small specialty wood items.
The botanical names for Tamarind tree is Tamarindus indica. The genus Tamarindus is a monotypic taxon which means having only a single species.
Tamarind heartwood is usually dark reddish brown to a purplish hue. The heartwood of tamarind tends to be narrow and is usually only present in older and larger trees. The heartwood is very durable to decay resistance and is also resistant to insects.
With its toughness and special colour tone of the wood grains different from the others, Tamarind wood is great choice of wood to create a unique piece of furniture.