SCIENTIFIC NAME: Nauclea diderrichi
SAWMILL: sawn timber
DRYING: AD (air dried)
WIDTH: 150++(accepts 10% from 100mm to 140mm)
Color/Appearance: yellow or aureate colour which darkens with time. The heartwood is a golden-yellow or orange-brown colour that is clearly defined from the sapwood which is pinkish yellow and about 50 mm wide. It darkens on exposure.
Workability:works moderately well with hand and machine tools, requires a slow feed in sawing, a 10-degree cutting angle is suggested for planing prevent tearing;
Common Uses: construction purposes, for both inside and outside, fendering, jetties, bridges, bridge decks