Exotic Species & Grades


Other Common Names: Goncalo Alves

Botanical Name: Astronium graveolens

Source Region: Mexico southward to Brazil

Common Uses: Veneers, flooring, decking, turned objects, furniture and archery bows

Interior Application: Yes

Exterior Application: Yes

Working Properties:

Sometimes used as a substitute for teak, Afrormosia is relatively hard and heavy and has good dimensional stability. The lumber has fine uniform texture and is relatively easy to work with.

Numeric Values:

Specific Gravity: 1.0

Janka Hardness: 2,160

Weight: 5.3 lbs/BF

Product Specification

Grades: Select & Better

Thickness: 4/4 - 8/4

Grain Sorts: Mixed

Widths: 4" and wider

Truck Loadablity: 9,000 BF

Lengths: 6' and longer

Built With Northwest Hardwoods