4/4 Figured Black Limba, Unique Item # 4471

13/16" x 5-1/2" x 31-1/2"
1.20 bf

4/4 Figured Black Limba, Unique Item # 4471

$29.00 ea.

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4/4 Figured Black Limba, Unique Item # 4471

Black Limba with an impressive array of color varriation and curl.
 
Why Choose Black Limba?

Lumber is separated for color and sold as white (without black streaks) or black (with black streaks). The wood is relatively soft and easy to work. Medium coarse texture. Open pores require filling for a smooth surface.

What Size Is This?
Thickness 13/16"
Width 5-1/2"
Length 31-1/2"
Quantity 1.20 bf
Approximated, actual size may vary +/- 1/8"

About Black Limba (Terminalia superba)

Weight

2.83

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

490

Janka Rating
-62.02% softer than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.45

Specific Gravity
-29.69% less dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Good 4/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Fine 4/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Easy /10
Red Oak

map of where Black Limba tree grows
Black Limba is a wood from Africa

Lumber is separated for color and sold as white (without black streaks) or black (with black streaks). The wood is relatively soft and easy to work. Medium coarse texture. Open pores require filling for a smooth surface.

color of Black Limba
Color Range
Pale yellow to light brown with black streaks.
the Black Limba tree
What's The Tree Like?
Reaches 150 feet at maturity with trunk diameter up to 96". Boles are straight and clear to about 90 feet.
other names for Black Limba
Other Names
Black Limba, Afara, Ofram, Akom, Korina, White Limba
uses for Black Limba
Some Typical Uses
Musical instruments, furniture, cabinets, interiors.
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