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

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

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48 U.S., standard ground

Beli 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.

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About Beli (Julbernardia pellegriniana)



lbs /Bd. Ft.
18.72% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)


Janka Rating
14.73% harder than red oak (1290 psi)


Specific Gravity
25.00% more dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Good 4/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Average 5/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Easy 2/10
Red Oak

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

Loaded with delightful, dense high-contrast stripes of creamy and chocolate brown. You'll be amazed at how the wood glimmers with a finish. It's hard but not difficult - use this wood for any kind of decorative project that needs a special touch.

color of Beli
Color Range
Alternating medium brown stripes with light brown heartwood
the Beli tree
What's The Tree Like?
A modest sized tree 60-80ft tall and 3-5ft wide once mature.
other names for Beli
Other Names
Ekop, Beli, Awoura
uses for Beli
Some Typical Uses
Boat building, Cabinetmaking, Carvings, Decorative veneer, Domestic flooring, Handles, Interior trim, Joinery, Ladders , Novelties, Plywood, Bedroom suites, Building construction, Canoes, Construction, Decorative plywood, Drawer sides, Excelsior, Factory construction, Figured veneer, Flooring, Furniture , Interior construction, Kitchen cabinets, Lifeboats, Living-room suites, Millwork, Moldings, Office furniture, Parquet flooring, Radio, stereo, TV cabinets, Shafts/Handles, Shipbuilding, Structural plywood, Sub-flooring, Tool handles, Trimming, Utility plywood, Veneer, Wainscotting, Woodwork
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