Shedua // Guibourtia ehie

Shedua lumber wood, Guibourtia ehie lumber for woodworking
"Shedua delivers a gorgeous ginger color marked with occasional dark brown to black ribbons. Expect it to accept wood glues and finishes with ease, and a coat of oil will enrich the natural colors with wonderful contrast. It's a sustainably-sourced alternative to rosewood that's dense, strong, and exceptionally beautiful."
 
color of Shedua
Color Range
The heartwood is described to vary from yellow brown to dark brown or chocolate brown, with gray to almost black stripes.
other names for Shedua
Other Names
Amazique, Benge, Benzi, Bubinga, Essingang, Kevazingo, M'Penze, Mbenge, Mutenye, Olive walnut, Ovang, Ovangkol, Waka, Mozambique
uses for Shedua
Some Typical Uses
Furniture, cabinets, flooring, veneer, guitars and musical instruments, jewelry boxes, decorative projects.
the Shedua tree
What's the Tree Like?
Impressive mature trees are reported to reach heights of 100 to 150 feet, with trunk diameters of 4 to 7 feet. The trees are usually unbuttressed and produce boles that are reported to be well-formed, straight, and clear of branches to 50 to 100 feet.
Shedua grows in Africa
map of where Shedua grows
Weight

4

lbs /Bd. Ft.
11.73% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

1890

Janka Rating
46.51% harder than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.77

Specific Gravity
20.31% more dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Easy 2/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Fine 4/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Easy 2/10
Red Oak


Shedua Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
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Shedua Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
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Shedua 4/4 Lumber
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Shedua 4/4 Lumber
$16.99 /Board Feet
Shedua 4/4 Lumber Pack: 4 Boards, 5"+ Widths
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Shedua 4/4 Lumber Pack: 4 Boards, 5"+ Widths
$139.00 /Pack
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Shedua Pen Blanks
Shedua Pen Blanks
$2.00 ea.
Shedua 8/4 Lumber
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Shedua Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 12"
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Shedua Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18"
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Shedua Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30"
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Shedua Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30"
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Shedua Cutting Board Strips
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Shedua Cutting Board Strips
$13.00 ea.