Obeche

Obeche Lumber

Obeche Lumber

Botanical Name: Triplochiton Scleroxylon

Obeche is an exotic hardwood that is used to create furniture such as bedroom suites, chairs, chests, cutting boards, and other fine items. Note: Obeche wood can turn blue if it comes in contact with iron compounds in moist conditions.

Buy Obeche for sale from Advantage Trim & Lumber Company.

Description: Heartwood is brittle with a creamy-white to pale yellow color range. Texture is fine and even. Interlocked grain creates a light stripe on quartersawn wood.
Other Names: Wawa, Arere, Ayous, Samba, Abachi, African whitewood,M'bado, Okpo, Samba, Samba ou ayous
Origin: Africa
Working Properties: Very easy to work either by hand or machine. Blunting effect on cutters is minimal. Nails easily, but has poor holding characteristics. Takes glue well. Slight filling is required to obtain a high grade finish.
Mechanical Properties: Low bending (7400 psi) and crushing (3930 psi) strength. Very low stiffness and resistance to shock with medium to poor steam bending characteristics.
Janka Hardness: 490

All hardwood lumber is sold by the board foot. A minimum order of 100 board feet for online orders is required. All orders will be fulfilled with random length and width boards. Do you need custom sized boards? Please call 1-877-232-3915

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