Family: FABACEAE-CAESALPINIOIDEAE (angiosperm)
Scientific name(s): Afzelia africana, Afzelia bella, Afzelia bipindensis, Afzelia pachyloba
Physical and mechanical properties: the wood is hard to very hard, moderately nervous, quite fissile and with low shock-resistance. Very low shrinkage, very good dimensional stability
After sawing, the wood is first light brown and then darkens. The general aspect is rather uniform with quite coarse texture. (Wood golden brown to light red brown, sometimes with darker veins. Afzelia bipidensis can often be identified by thepresence of yellow powder at the heart)
SOME END – USES
Ship building (ribs), Ship building (planking and deck), Exterior joinery, Interior joinery, Stairs (inside), Flooring, Bridges (parts not in contact with water or ground), Interior panelling, Exterior panelling, Cabinetwork (high class furniture), Current furniture or furniture components, Cooperage, Industrial or heavy flooring, Heavy carpentry, Wood frame house, Shingles, Resistant to one or several acids, Bridges (parts in contact with water or ground), Sliced veneer , etc.
Note: Yellow powder often visible in areas near the heart contain substances that might hinder varnish drying.
Standard DOUSSIE round log specs
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Diameter: from 60 to 120 cm
Thickness of sapwood: from 2 to 5 cm
Length : Varies from 5,6, 7 m and depending on customer’s requirement.
We can supply in high volume all year round with an annual volume over 70.000 cubic meters in both logs and sawn timber.
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