SCIENTIFIC NAME: Berlinia spp.
SAWMILL: sawn timber
DRYING: AD (air dried)
WIDTH: 150++ (accepts 10% from 100mm to 140mm)
Color/Appearance: Heartwood color ranges from golden yellow brown to a deeper reddish brown, frequently with darker black streaks and stripes.
Workability:easy to work with hand or machine tools, though planing or surfacing interlocked grain may result in tearout, particularly on quartersawn surfaces. Glues, turns, and finishes well.
Common Uses: Veneer, furniture, cabinetry, turned objects, and other small speciality wood items.