Common Names: Etimoe, African Etimoe

Region: West and Central Africa

Janka Hardness: 1,660 lbf

Description: Heartwood is a reddish brown. Grain is generally straight or slightly interlocked. Etimoe is moderately durable with moderate insect resistance. Generally easy to work with hand or machine tools. The resin present in the wood can clog machines. Turns, glues, and finishes well.

Common Uses: Furniture, flooring, and turned objects.