48 U.S. Ground Service
Shedua Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
Get your hands on a wood you've never tried before! It's simple. Samples are milled on all sides to the standard size of 1/2'' X 3'' X 6'', as determined by The International Wood Collectors Society, and include the shipping cost within the 48 U.S. Each one is labeled with the botanical and common names. Use these to test finishes and stains, to compare color and grain characteristics, etc.
Why Choose Shedua?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.
What Size Is This?
|Thickness||1/2" (≈ 1/2" approx)|
|Grade||Samples are milled on all sides, cut square and sanded; wood is a product of nature with inconsistencies from piece to piece. Use species samples as a guide, not a perfect representation.|
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4lbs /Bd. Ft.
Ease of Finishing
Shedua is an exotic wood from Africa
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.
The heartwood is described to vary from yellow brown to dark brown or chocolate brown, with gray to almost black stripes.
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.
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