Entandrophragma cylindricum

Red-brown wood with glinting strips when quarter sawn. Darkens in light. Clearly demarcated greyish-pink sapwood.


Origin: Congo and Cameroon

Possible end-uses: Interior and exterior joinery, plywood, flooring, stairs

Marketing: Logs, Sawnwood, Solid Finger-jointed Blocks, Components for blade shutters and other manufactured products

Physical and mechanical properties: Fine texture, usually straight grain. This species has the advantage of uniform colour, good bonding performances and good compatibility with finished products.


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