Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood
CharacterLumber 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. The Limba tree grows in Africa
2.83lbs /Bd. Ft.
Woodworking with Limba:
Ease of Finishing
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