Abura | Abura Wood | Mitragyna ciliata.
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Buy Wholesale Abura Lumber from African Forest Timber Ltd – The bulk of the tree is orange-brown to pink sapwood. The heartwood, which is occasionally spongy, is reddish-brown with dark streaks. commonly straight-grained, it can have interlocking and spiral grain also; the grain is generally fine and even. Gum veins can show as dark streaks. Abura is a versatile timber – you can use our interactive system for typical uses for Abura. Abura can be used for furniture, joinery, mouldings and much more. If currently available (from sustainable and legal sources) you can use our system to be connected with suppliers of Abura. Buy Wholesale Abura Lumber from African Forest Timber Ltd
Material Type: Hardwood
Also Called: Bahia, Elomom (Gabon), Eliom (Cameroon), Subaha (Ghana), M’Boy, Baya, Vuku,
Abura wood has some durability but is considered non durable and not suited for exterior applications
Seasoning (Buy Wholesale Abura Lumber):
The drying and seasoning of Abura is dependant on a number of factors; the speed in which it is processed after felling and logging, the method of drying and the specific kilns or location (if air dried). Generally the care taken by those processing the wood will have an impact on its drying and seasoning. As an overview; Abura – air and kiln dries well, provided shakes are cut out in conversion. There is little movement in service and it is stable. Please note that all wood is liable to move when in service plus there can be dimensional change. The extent of this will depend on; the stability of the species itself, the conditions it is exposed to, the coating, decoration and protection. You will find more information about the suitability of this wood, for any proposed application, by using our interactive system and the filters shown. Buy Wholesale Abura Lumber
Abura is of medium density, with low bending strength and vey low stiffness. Abura has medium crushing strength and low shock resistance. It works well but can have a tolerable to severe blunting affect on tools. Abura stains well and takes an excellent finish. Buy Wholesale Abura Lumber from African Forest Timber Ltd
Guide – 10-18% for KD (+/- 2%)
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