Limba // Terminalia superba

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.

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Limba grows in Africa
map of where Limba grows
color of Limba
Color Range
Pale yellow to light brown with black streaks.
other names for Limba
Other Names
Black Limba, Afara, Ofram, Akom, Korina, White Limba
uses for Limba
Some Typical Uses
Musical instruments, furniture, cabinets, interiors.
the Limba tree
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.
Weight

2.83

lbs /Bd. Ft.
-20.95% lighter than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

490

Janka Rating
-62.02% softer than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.45

Specific Gravity
-29.69% less dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Good 4/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Fine 4/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 4/10
Red Oak


Limba Black Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
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Limba Black Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
$9.00 ea.
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Limba Black 4/4 Lumber On Sale
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4.375
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Limba Black 4/4 Lumber
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$10.99 $8.24 /Board Feet
Limba Black 8/4 Lumber On Sale
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Limba Black 8/4 Lumber
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$12.99 $9.74 /Board Feet
Limba Black 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet On Sale
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4.75
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Limba Black 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet
$277.00 $219.00 /Pack
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Black Limba Pen Blanks
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Black Limba Pen Blanks
$2.00 ea.
Black Limba Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18" On Sale
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Black Limba Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18"
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$11.00 $8.80 ea.
Black Limba Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30" On Sale
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4.75
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Black Limba Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30"
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$17.00 $13.60 ea.
White Limba Turning Squares: 1-1/2" x 1-1/2" x 18" On Sale
White Limba Turning Squares: 1-1/2" x 1-1/2" x 18"
20% Off
$11.00 $8.80 ea.
White Limba Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30" On Sale
White Limba Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30"
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$18.00 $14.40 ea.
Black Limba Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 12" On Sale
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Black Limba Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 12"
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$7.00 $5.60 ea.
White Limba Turning Squares: 1-1/2" x 1-1/2" x 12" On Sale
White Limba Turning Squares: 1-1/2" x 1-1/2" x 12"
20% Off
$7.00 $5.60 ea.
Black Limba Cutting Board Strips On Sale
Black Limba Cutting Board Strips
20% Off
$11.00 $8.80 ea.
White Limba Cutting Board Strips On Sale
White Limba Cutting Board Strips
20% Off
$11.00 $8.80 ea.
8/4 Curly Black Limba, Unique Item # 4215
8/4 Curly Black Limba, Unique Item # 4215
$78.00 ea.
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