Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood
CharacterA medium to fine grained wood that often features mottle or bees wing figure. The best figured logs are processed into veneers, and on rare occasion the logs will be sawn into lumber. It's Janka hardness rating is 1230, nearly identical to red oak.
Color RangeBright yellow to pale golden yellow
Other NamesAyan, Ayan movingui, Ayanran, Barre, Bonsamdua, Eyen, Movingui, Satinwood, Nigerian Satinwood
Some Typical UsesVeneer, fine furniture, musical instruments
What's the Tree Like?The tree is reported to reach an average height of about 90 feet (27 m), with an average trunk diameter of about 30 inches (76 cm). The clean, fairly straight and cylindrical bole is reported to develop over a relatively small buttress. The Movingui tree grows in Africa
3.67lbs /Bd. Ft.
Woodworking with Movingui:
Ease of Finishing