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Iatanza

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Species Description: Wood Species

Iatandza is a durable timber with a coarse texture that comes from West Africa.  It is not a common species, but is fairly durable and not too difficult to work.  It’s mahogany type grain with a walnut type colour could make for an interesting floor or some custom cabinetry.

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Sustainability: Not listed in the CITES Appendices but is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

Common uses: Floors, cabinetry, small specialty wood items.

Comments: Sawdust can be a bit of an irritant.

 

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Botanical Name

Albizia ferruginea

Other Names

Albizia, Iatanza, Tanga Tanga

Main Color Group

Variegated

Grain Pattern

Pronounced

Workability

Medium

Avg Dry Weight - LB/FT3

38

Avg Dry Weight - KG/M3

605

Janka Hardness - LBF

1020

Janka Hardness - N

4530

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