Cape Town:
+27 21 535 2004

+27 44 382 6575

Wood Browser

Please use the selection boxes below to browse and sort through our range of timbers by application, colour, grain and degree of workability.
Grain Pattern


Product Code: Afrormosia
Availability: In Stock
Price: $0.00
Ex Tax: $0.00
   - OR -   

Botanical name: Pericopsis elata
Family: Leguminosae

Found in the Ivory Coast, Ghana, DRC and Nigeria.

It has a medium stiffness, high crushing strength and medium shock resistance. The interlocked grain can affect machining. Afrormosia glues well and takes a good finish. It is very durable and extremely resistant to preservative treatment.

Description and uses:
It is used extensively for joinery where a very attractive, strong, stable and durable wood is required. It makes an attractive floor and is also used for boat building and marine piling.

Applications Joinery,Shopfitting,Furniture,Boatbuilding,Outdoor
Colour Light Brown
Grain Pattern Even
Workability Medium

1 of 14 wood warehouses in South Africa

IMG 8493

Bundles of wood from all over the world

Our racking system makes selection easier

Cape Town Showroom

Latest Blog Posts

Latest News - September 2019
Apologies... We've been quiet for a bit too long, but we're finally back with a newsletter to let you know what we've be...
Continue Reading...
Latest News - November 2018
Our latest newsletter has just gone out, with some tantalising reasons for you to come in and visit us....http://mailchi...
Continue Reading...

Subscribe to our mailing list

Enter your details below to be informed of special deals, exciting new stock and other matters of interest at Rare Woods:

* indicates required