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Afritimsu Group African Woods Species

While our concentration is mainly on African Species, we also work in collaboration with European And South American Partners who supply European Softwoods And South American Exotic Hardwoods. See other species here
Our African Species logs come from the West and Central African coast most especially from Cameroon and Gabon. Quality is A, B, B+ for logs. Around Fourty principal species of this logs are available, in the qualities required by our clients, to order or from stock, with possibility of 500CMB per wood supply ability per month. We can commit to providing higher volumes, which always respect ATIBT quality standards. We deliver this product to all possible destinations, by conventional boat, container, truck or train. Orders can be placed for the woods listed in our general listing page and immediate order from the following species below;


Abura | Bahia Wood(Mitragyna Ciliata)

Available in Logs & Customised Form

Abura Hardwoord, is a moderately durable wood, Good acid resistance. Abura has a uniform yellow to pinkish-brown color, with sapwood indistinct from heartwood. Abura takes glue and finishes well. Has a slight blunting effect on cutting edges and tools due to a moderate silica content (.25%).

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Agba | Tola Wood (Gossweilerodendron balsamiferum)

Available in Logs & Customised Form

Freshly sawn Agba has a yellow to pinkish brown color. It has a uniform structure without a clear pattern. The 50-100 mm thick sapwood has a lighter colour and is not so easy to distinguish. Freshly sawn and kiln dried Agba has a peppery odour. Sometimes the wood can contain a gum-like resin. The wood structure is straight and interlocked and the texture is fine..

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Afrormosia | African Teak(Pericopsis elata)

Available in Logs & Customised Form

Afrormosia closely resembles teak and is so often used as a teak substitute that it is sometimes referred to as African teak. But the wood is prized for more than simply its resemblance to teak it is also valued for character and properties all its own. Afrormosia has the appearance of a fine-grained teak but lacks the slightly oily finish. It does not bleach on exposure (like teak) but darkens with time, and it shows little movement after seasoning, is stronger and harder than most Teaks.

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Albizia | Tanga Tanga (Albizia ferruginea)

Available in Logs & Customised Form

Albizia or Tanga Tanga heartwood is golden brown, frequently with bands of lighter and darker colored wood. Contrasting sapwood is pale yellow. Color tends to darken with age. Albizia is a moderately durable wood and Moderately easy to work

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Anigre | Anegre (Pouteria spp.)

Available in Logs & Customised Form

Heartwood is a light yellowish-brown, sometimes with a pinkish hue. Color tends to darken to a more golden brown with age. Pale sapwood is not well defined. Figured grain is occasionally present, such as curly or mottled grain.

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African Blackwood (Dalbergia melanoxylon)

Available in Logs & Customised Form

Often completely black, with little or no discernible grain. Occasionally slightly lighter, with a dark brown or purplish hue. The pale yellow sapwood is usually very thin, and is clearly demarcated from the darker heartwood. Very durable in regards to decay resistance. African Blackwood has a mild—though distinctive—scent while being worked.

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Avodire Wood (Turraeanthus africanus)

Available in Logs & Customised Form

Avodire is a pale yellow African wood with a natural luster, moderate to fine texture, and very little contrast between heartwood and sapwood. A wide range of grain patterns and figures, combined with a shimmery chotoyance (cat's eye effect), make it popular in cabinetry, furniture, and architectural interiors.

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Ayous | Obeche (Triplochiton scleroxylon)

Available in Logs & Customised Form

Generally easy to work, though the interlocked grain can cause some rough surfaces in some machining operations. Carves, stains, glues, and finishes well. Heartwood tends to be a pale yellow, with the sapwood not clearly differentiated from the heartwood. Colors darken slightly with age. Moderately-durable; poor insect resistance and liable to fungal staining and discoloration if not dried promptly.

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African Walnut(Lovoa trichilioides)

Available in Logs & Customised Form

Generally easy to work with both hand and machine tools, though care must be taken to avoid tearout when surfacing interlocked grain. Turns, glues, and finishes well.Heartwood is a golden yellow to reddish brown, sometimes with darker streaks and veins.

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Azobe | Ekki Lophira alata)

Available in Logs & Customised Form

Heartwood is a dark reddish or violet brown. Pores contain light-colored mineral deposits which form small but conspicuous streaks throughout the wood. Sapwood is a pale pinkish white, with a gradual transition zone between the heartwood and sapwood. Azobe is very durable, with good resistance to insect attacks. Good weathering characteristics.This tough, durable wood can be difficult to work, but its longevity (especially in marine applications) make it well worth the effort.

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