SCIENTIFIC NAME: Afzelia spp.
SAWMILL: sawn timber
DRYING: AD (air dried)
WIDTH: 150++(accepts 10% from 100mm to 140mm)
Color/Appearance: Heartwood is a reddish brown. Well defined sapwood is a pale yellowish white. Color tends to darken with age.
Workability: considered somewhat difficult to work on account of its interlocked grain, causing tearout during machining operations.
Common Uses: Furniture, cabinetry, veneer, flooring, docks, boatbuilding, exterior millwork and construction, turned objects, inlays, and other small specialty wood items.