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Limba (Botanical: Terminalia superba)

Information to help you do fine woodworking with Limba - all products are listed at bottom
Limba, Terminalia superba
Terminalia superba, Limba lumber and wood
Terminalia superba, Limba lumber and wood
Terminalia superba, Limba lumber and wood
Characteristics
Light Heavy
Weight:
Soft Hard
Hardness:
Fine Coarse
Texture:
Easy Difficult
Working:
Easy Difficult
Finishing:
Chart Help
map of where this wood grows

woodworking characteristicsLimba Characteristics

Lumber is separated for color and sold as white (without black streaks) or black (with black streaks). The wood is relatively soft and easy to work. Medium coarse texture. Open pores require filling for a smooth surface.

color of LimbaColor Range

Pale yellow to light brown with black streaks.

other names for LimbaOther Names

Black Limba, Afara, Ofram, Akom, Korina, White Limba

uses for LimbaSome Typical Uses

Musical instruments, furniture, cabinets, interiors.

the Limba treeWhat's the Tree Like?

Reaches 150 feet at maturity with trunk diameter up to 96''. Boles are straight and clear to about 90 feet.

where Limba growsLimba grows in

West Africa, widely distributed from Guinea to Zaire.

What Customers Say About This Wood

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Limba Lumber Products for Sale with Prices

$10.00 /ea.
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Buy Limba Black Hardwood Sample

Limba Black Hardwood Sample
  • 1/2'' actual thickness, planed and sande ...
  • Ripped to 3'' ...
  • Samples are milled on all sides, cut squ ...
$14.99 /Board Feet
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Buy Limba Black 4/4 Lumber

Limba Black 4/4 Lumber
  • 13/16'' thick, surfaced smooth two sides ...
  • 4''-10'' with the edges still rough. St ...
  • Select & Better ...
  • Bonus Discount! 25% off for 100+ ...
$358.79 /Pack
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Buy Limba Black 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet

Limba Black 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet
  • Project Packs contain 20 board feet (or ...
  • 13/16'' thick, surfaced smooth two sides ...
  • 4''-10'' variety with rough edges. Stra ...
  • Select & Better ...
  • Bonus Discount! 10% off 3+ Packs ...
$193.89 /Pack
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Buy Limba Black 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet

Limba Black 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet
  • A total of 10 board feet (or slightly mo ...
  • 13/16'' thick, surfaced smooth two sides ...
  • 3''-8'', with rough edges. Straight lin ...
  • Craft Packs contain clear shorts ...
  • Bonus Discount! 10% off 3+ Packs ...
$2.00 /ea.
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Buy Black Limba Pen Blanks

Black Limba Pen Blanks
  • 3/4'' square ...
  • 3/4'' square ...
  • Bonus Discount! 10% off 5+ ...
$8.00 /ea.
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Buy White Limba Turning Squares: 2'' x 2'' x 18''

White Limba Turning Squares: 2'' x 2'' x 18''
  • 1-15/16'' square, surfaced smooth on all ...
  • 1-15/16'' square, surfaced smooth on all ...
  • Clear, kiln dried ...
  • Bonus Discount! 10% off 5+ ...
$10.00 /ea.
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Buy White Limba Furniture Squares: 2'' x 2'' x 30''

White Limba Furniture Squares: 2'' x 2'' x 30''
  • 1-15/16'' square, surfaced smooth on all ...
  • 1-15/16'' square, surfaced smooth on all ...
  • Clear, kiln dried ...
  • Bonus Discount! 10% off 5+ ...
$74.44 /ea.
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Buy 4/4 White Limba 5-3/4''x73'', Unique Item #uni2080

4/4 White Limba 5-3/4''x73'', Unique Item #uni2080
  • 1 pc (2.91 bf) ...
  • 13/16'' ...
  • 5-3/4'' ...
$89.56 /ea.
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Buy 4/4 White Limba 7-1/2''x73'', Unique Item #uni2081

4/4 White Limba 7-1/2''x73'', Unique Item #uni2081
  • 1 pc (3.8 bf) ...
  • 13/16'' ...
  • 7-1/2'' ...