SCIENTIFIC NAME: Aucoumea klaineana
SAWMILL: sawn timber
DRYING: AD (Air dried)
WIDTH: 150++(accepts 10% from 100mm to 140mm)
Color/Appearance: Heartwood ranges from a pale pink to light brown. Color darkens with age. Narrow heartwood is grayish white, not clearly demarcated from heartwood.
Workability: High silica content has a pronounced blunting effect on cutters. Planing and shaping may produce tearout or fuzzy surfaces. Glues and finishes well.
Common Uses: Veneer, plywood, boatbuilding, musical instruments, furniture, and interior millwork.