SCIENTIFIC NAME: Entandrophragma candollei
SAWMILL: sawn timber
WIDTH: 150++ (accepts 10% from 100mm to 140mm)
Color/Appearance: The wood is red brown with purplish glints. It darkens with light. Deposits of black resin in the pores.
Workability: The wood saws fairly easily although it requires some power, and it works easily with both hand and machine tools.
Common Uses: exterior joinery, Interior joinery, Sliced veneer, Interior panelling, Current furniture or furniture components, Veneer for back or face of plywood