SCIENTIFIC NAME: Millettia stuhlmannii
SAWMILL: sawn timber
DRYING: AD (air dried)
WIDTH: 150++(accepts 10% from 100mm to 140mm)
Color/Appearance: very dark brown with black streaks. Upon application of a wood finish (particularly an oil-finish) the wood can become nearly black.
Workability: difficult to work with hand and power tools. Blunts tool edges. Can sand unevenly due to differences in density between light and dark areas.
Common Uses: Panga Panga and Wenge can both be dark enough to be used as substitutes for ebony.