Scientific Name: Tieghemella Heckelii

Other Names: African Cherry

Type: Imported Hardwood

Origin: West Africa

Appearance: Pink-red to dark reddish-brown.

Characteristics: Moderately heavy and hard with straight grain and even texture. High silica content effects tooling. Logs displaying mottled or pommele figure are often sliced into high end decorative veneer.

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Weight (lbs/sf) Machining Finishing Hardness (psi) MOE (million psi) MOR (psi)
3.5 Poor Good 1110 1.46 16000

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