Paulownia wood is widely used in Asia. It is light, tasteless and easy to process. Colors range from silver gray (highly prized in Japan) to light brown. It has low basic density but is easy to dry. Although it is not suitable for structural use, it has physical and mechanical properties that can be used for other purposes. It is straight grain, easy to smooth to a smooth surface. Overseas reports indicate that it has good natural durability, but New Zealand's results suggest that it should be classified as non-durable.
Tung wood is characterized by:
1 Lightness - paulownia is the lightest known wood except balsa
2. High strength weight ratio (although the basic strength is low);