Afromosia

Afromosia Wood is known for its beautiful coloration, which ranges from golden to darker brown, gradually turning to a deep, rich, walnut-like color.

 

Overview

Afromosia has golden brown heartwood, and its sapwood is pale. Its grain is interlocked. It has high natural durability and low dimensional movement in service. Its Supply is very limited and closely controlled. When wet it may stain in contact with iron. Afromosia is regarded as an alternative to Teak.
It's very hard, heavy and strong.

Available Thickness:
2" (50mm).

Price*: $$$$$

Working Properties

Works well with hand and machine tools, finishes cleanly, turns satisfactorily, good gluing, moderate steam-bending properties. Sawdust reported to be eye irritant, good ventilation needed.

Durability

​It is very durable regarding decay resistance and is also resistant to termites and other insects.
* Relative price within product category

Main Uses

It’s common to use it in furniture (interior/exterior), Boat building, Flooring and Top quality joinery. 

Boat Building
Flooring
Furniture
Pergolas & Fencing
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Features

  • Sawing
    Sawing
  • Drilling
    Drilling
  • Carving
    Carving
  • Screwing
    Screwing
  • Gluing
    Gluing
  • Finishing
    Finishing

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