Tropical Hardwood Species & Grades
Other Common Names: Mukulungu, Eland, Elanzok
Botanical Name: Autranella congolensis
Source Region: West and Central Africa
Common Uses: Decking, flooring, veneers
Interior Application: No
Exterior Application: Yes
African Redwood is reddish brown in color. The grain is straight and the texture is fine. Its high density may blunt tooling. It has good nailing properties but pre-boring is necessary.
Specific Gravity: 0.68
Janka Hardness: 2,300
Weight: 5.3 lbs/BF
Thickness: 4/4, 5/4 Grooved, 8/4, 16/4
Grain Sorts: Mixed
Widths: 4" and 6"
Truck Loadablity: 8,000 BF
Lengths: 8' -18'