Limba (Botanical: Terminalia superba)Information to help you do fine woodworking with Limba - all products are listed at bottom
Limba CharacteristicsLumber 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 RangePale yellow to light brown with black streaks.
Other NamesBlack Limba, Afara, Ofram, Akom, Korina, White Limba
Some Typical UsesMusical instruments, furniture, cabinets, interiors.
What's the Tree Like?Reaches 150 feet at maturity with trunk diameter up to 96''. Boles are straight and clear to about 90 feet.
Limba grows inWest Africa, widely distributed from Guinea to Zaire.
Limba Lumber Products for Sale with Prices
Limba Black Hardwood Sample
Limba Black 4/4 Lumber
Limba Black 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet
Limba Black 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet
Black Limba Pen Blanks
White Limba Turning Squares: 2'' x 2'' x 18''
White Limba Furniture Squares: 2'' x 2'' x 30''
4/4 White Limba 5-3/4''x73'', Unique Item #uni2080
4/4 White Limba 7-1/2''x73'', Unique Item #uni2081