Sycamore is a tree found in various parts of the world. In Australia it is also known Satin Sycamore and Nth Queensland Coachwood. It grows to a height of 30m in the rainforests of NorthenQueensland. The hardwood is pale pinkish brown and the grain is straight to slightly figured with fine texture and lustre. The wood is relatively hard and strong and can be worked to a smooth fine finish. It has been used for joinery, decorative veneer, furniture and carving.