SCIENTIFIC NAME: Baillonella toxisperma
SAWMILL: sawn timber
DRYING: AD (air dried)
WIDTH: 150++(accepts 10% from 100mm to 140mm)
Color/Appearance: Heartwood is a rather uniform pinkish brown, sometimes darker reddish brown. Color tends to darken with age. Sapwood is grayish brown.
Workability: Moabi has a high silica content, and will rapidly dull cutting edges, especially tool steel. Turns, glues, and finishes well. Responds well to steam bending.
Common Uses: Veneer, turned objects, fine furniture, cabinetry, and small specialty items.