Lovoa Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

Lovoa Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

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Lovoa Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

Why Choose Lovoa?

A beautiful and elegant wood with ribbon figure. The color is somewhat golden and will darken with age.

What Size Is This?
Thickness 1/2"
Width 3"
Length 6"
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.
Approximated, actual size may vary +/- 1/8"

About Lovoa (Lovoa trichiliodes)



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


Janka Rating
-27.13% softer than red oak (1290 psi)


Specific Gravity
-21.88% less dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Good 4/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Average 6/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 3/10
Red Oak

map of where Lovoa tree grows
Lovoa is an exotic wood from Africa

A beautiful and elegant wood with ribbon figure. The color is somewhat golden and will darken with age.

color of Lovoa
Color Range
From a golden yellow to reddish brown, sometimes with darker streaks and veins. Color tends to darken with exposure and age.
the Lovoa tree
What's The Tree Like?
Lovoa is a massive tree that grows to over 130 feet tall, 48" in diameter and produces a long straight trunk free of branches for 60 feet or more.
other names for Lovoa
Other Names
African walnut, Alona wood, Anamenila, Apopo, Benin walnut, Bibolo, Bombulu, Congowood, Dibetou, Dubin biri, Embero, Eyan, Ghana walnut, Lifaki muindo, Lovoa, Lovoa wood, Mpengwa, Nigerian golden walnut, Nigerian walnut, Nivero, Noy
uses for Lovoa
Some Typical Uses
Bedroom suites, Cabinetmaking, Chairs, Chests, Concealed parts (Furniture), Decorative veneer, Desks, Dining-room furniture, Dowell pins, Dowells, Drawer sides, Excelsior, Figured veneer, Fine furniture, Floor lamps, Furniture , Furniture components, Furniture squares or stock, Hatracks, Joinery, Kitchen cabinets, Living-room suites, Office furniture, Radio, stereo, TV cabinets, Rustic furniture, Stools, Tables , Turnery, Utility furniture, Veneer, Wardrobes
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