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Afritimsu Group African 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;


African Mahogany | Acajou D'Afrique (Khaya spp.)

Available in Logs & Customised Form

Moderately durable; moderate to poor insect/borer resistance. Heartwood color is variable, ranging from a very pale pink to a deeper reddish brown, sometimes with streaks of medium to dark reddish brown. Color tends to darken with age. Quartersawn surfaces can also exhibit a ribbon-stripe appearance.Easy to work, glue, and finish. Tearout can sometimes be a problem if the grain is interlocked. Grain is straight to interlocked, with a medium to coarse texture.

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Mesquite | African Mesquite (Prosopis africana)

Available in Logs & Customised Form

African Mesquite is a durable to very durable regarding decay resistance, and also has good resistance to insect attack. African Mesquite is said to have a fragrant odor while being worked. Heartwood tends to be a reddish brown, which darkens with age. Sapwood is a yellow/tan color. African Mesquite contains silica, and can have a moderate blunting effect on cutting edges.

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Moabi | African Pearwood (Baillonella toxisperma)

Available in Logs & Customised Form

Rated as very durable; good insect resistance. Heartwood is a rather uniform pinkish brown, sometimes darker reddish brown. Color tends to darken with age. Sapwood is grayish brown. Figured grain patterns are also seen, such as pommele, quilted, mottled, and beeswing. Easy to work with hand or machine tools, though figured wood is much more prone to chipping and tearout in machining operations. Turns, glues, and finishes well. Responds well to steam bending.

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Movingui | Satinwood (Distemonanthus benthamianus)

Available in Logs & Customised Form

Yellow to orangish brown; color tends to darken with age. Movingui frequently exhibits figured grain patterns such as mottle or ripple. Generally the wood is easy to work, though Movingui can have up to 1.3% silica content by weight, which may result in blunting effects ranging from moderate to severe. Quartersawn surfaces may be inclined to tearout during planing, and charring of the wood may occur during drilling. Movingui glues, stains, and finishes well.

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Mukulungu | African Redwood (Autranella congolensis)

Available in Logs & Customised Form

Mukulungu is a large tree of the forests of West and Central Africa that can reach 50 m high and 2 m in diameter. It is a very durable wood, naturally covering class 5 (use in marine environment or brackish water): it is used for bridges, railway sleepers, hydraulic works and other uses requiring solid and resistant materials. African Redwood, or Mukulungu, is an exotic hardwood ideally suited for commercial or residential applications, including decking etc

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Ozouga | Bidou Wood (Sacoglottis gabonensis)

Available in Logs & Customised Form

Very durable to decay; without preservative treatment. This species is especially suited for all the uses with risks of permanent or long-lasting humidification. Resistant to termites attack. Heartwood is resistant to Lyctus attacks. Straight or interlocked, sometimes with an influence on further processing operations. Interlocked grain is high but not frequent.

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Tchitola Wood (Oxystigma oxyphyllum)

Available in Logs & Customised Form

Moderately durable to decay. Without preservative treatment, this species can be used only under risk of occasional re-humidification. It is not suited for uses with risks of permanent or long-lasting humidification. Moderately resistant to termites attack. The sapwood is pink white, it has a thickness of up to 25 cm. The heartwood is reddish brown with dark rings, it is clearly demarcated. The silver figure is fine.

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