|DESCRIPTION||Anigre heartwood is cream to tan with a pinkish tinge. Grain is usually straight, sometimes wavy. It's texture is medium to coarse in lighter grades and fine in heavier grades. The wood is lustrous, with a cedar-like scent and is silicious.
Weight varies from about 30lbs to 36lbs per cu. ft.
|BOTANICAL NAME||Aningeria spp.|
|OTHER NAMES||Anegre, Aninguerie, Landosan, Muna, Osan, Mukali, Kali|
|MECHANICAL PROPERTIES||Medium bending strength and compression. Medium bending characteristics|
|WORKING PROPERTIES||Moderate to severe blunting effect on cutters due to silica content. Good nailing, screwing, gluing and staining characteristics. Polishes to a very good finish.|
|DURABILITY||Non-resistant to termites. Heartwood is perishable, but permeable to preservative treatment.|
|SEASONING||Dries rapidly with no checking or twisting, but susceptible to blue stain in early stages of air drying. Small movement.|
|USES||Furniture, cabinet work, high-class joinery, general utility and interior purposes, plywood, veneering.|
|COMMENTS||Precautions need to be taken when cutting to avoid tear out or chipping.|
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I really like the color of Anigre Lumber the golden tan color of the lumber makes the lumber stand apart from other exotic lumber on the market.