Afritimsu Group Hardwoods

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Afritimsu Group Woods Species

Our 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;


Kosso | Vene Wood (Pterocarpus erinaceus)

Available in Logs & Customised Form

Kosso wood is characterized by various tones of deep brown, light red, and gold. There is a gentle flow between its light and dark shades. This gives the wood a natural glow. Lines are usually straight, but circular shapes are also common. Kosso originates from West and Central Africa. It is considered one of the prized “hongmu” . Beautiful grain patterns and reddish brown color variations.

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Kosipo Wood (Entandrophragma candollei)

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The sapwood is whitish to pale brown, it has a thickness of 5 to 7.5 cm. The heartwood is brown to dark purple brown, it is clearly demarcated. The silver figure is fine. Because of its variable resistance it is considered as moderately durable to decay. Without treatment, it can be used when risks of occasional re-humidification; it is not suited for uses with risks of permanent or long-lasting humidification. Moderately

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Koto Wood (Pterygota macrocarpa)

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Koto is used as core stock for plywood manufacture and as a backing veneer for plywood panels. Suitable as substitute for breech or ramin in furniture manufacture, interior joinery and carpentry, and general utility timber for interior work, boxes, crates etc. Selected logs sliced for decorative veneer.. This Specie Can be produced and shipped in Saw logs, Peeled Logs, Square edged timber, Round edged timber, Flooring boards, Finishing boards, Unedged boards, Square logs, etc

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Lati | White Wenge | Yaya Wood (Amphimas spp)

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The heartwood is cream white to yellow brown. The presence of parenchyma bands regularly spaced gives an aesthetic aspect to sawnwoods. It does not have clearly demarcated sapwood. The grain is straight and the texture is coarse.. This Specie Can be produced and shipped in Saw logs, Peeled Logs, Square edged timber, Round edged timber, Flooring boards, Finishing boards, Unedged boards, Square logs, Decking boards, Parquet floors, Floor planks, Wall coverings(Veneers Sheets) etc

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Limba | Frake Wood (Tieghemella heckelii)

Available in Logs & Customised Form

This wood goes by a number of names, and historically has been called Afara or Korina, in addition to its now-prevalent moniker Limba. Heartwood is a light yellowish to golden brown, sometimes with grey to nearly black streaks and veins. Wood with such darker figuring is referred to as Black Limba, while plain unfigured wood is called White Limba. Sapwood is a pale greyish to yellowish brown, not clearly demarcated from the heartwood.

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Limbali Wood (Gilbertiodendron dewevrei)

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Limbali is durable to fungi and is durable to dry wood borers; sapwood demarcated (risk limited to sapwood). Good resistance to white rot. Moderate resistance to brown cubical rot. Limbali can be used for several applications such as: Interior: e.g. flooring, panelling, stairs, industrial or heavy flooring, joinery. The sapwood is greyish or yellowish, it has a thickness of 5 to 10 cm. The heartwood is copper brown,

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Longhi Wood (Gambeya lacourtiana)

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The sapwood is paler than heartwood. The heartwood is pinkish brown to yellow-brown, it is not clearly demarcated. The silver figure is fine (barely visible).Slightly durable to decay. This species needs preservative treatment for uses with risks of occasional re-humidification. It is not suited for uses with risks of permanent or long-lasting humidification. The heartwood is moderately resistant to termites attack.

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Lotofa | Brown Lotofa Wood (Sterculia rhinopetala)

Available in Logs & Customised Form

Durable to decay; this species can be utilized without preservative treatment for exterior joinery or similar uses. Moderately resistant to termites attack. Heartwood is resistant to Lyctus attacks. The sapwood is straw color, it has a thickness of 4 to 6 cm. The heartwood is pale reddish brown to red brown, it is clearly demarcated. The silver figure is large. Straight or slightly interlocked, sometimes with an influence on further processing operations.

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Makore | Douka Wood (Tieghemella heckelii)

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Makore is very durable, and is also resistant to insect attack. Heartwood pink or reddish brown, sometimes with streaks of mild color variation. Yellowish sapwood can be two to three inches wide, and is clearly demarcated from the heartwood. Makore will react when put into direct contact with iron, becoming discolored and stained. Makore also has a pronounced blunting effect on cutters due to its high silica content. Makore turns well, and is easy to glue and finish.

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Mansonia | Bete | African Black Walnut Wood (Mansonia altissima)

Available in Logs & Customised Form

Mansonia is a very durable in regards to decay resistance, and is also resistant to termite and insect attack. Mansonia has good outdoor weathering properties. Heartwood tends to be a yellowish or grayish brown, with overall mostly bland figuring. Color tends to lighten and fade with exposure to light. Sapwood is yellow to nearly white, about 1 to 2 inches wide, and is clearly demarcated from the heartwood.

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