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Aucoumea klaineana, or Okoume, is an African hardwood that must be tracked down in the Congo, Gabon, and Africa’s tropical Guinea. Sometimes basically called Gabon (in no way related to Gaboon Ebony), the wood is monetarily significant in the nation of Gabon, where it’s the guideline lumber species. Despite the fact that it’s utilized solely in veneer structures in the United States, strong timber is significantly more typical in Europe and Africa.

Heartwood goes from a pale pink to light brown. With age, the color gets darker. Tight heartwood is greyish-white, not plainly outlined from heartwood. Okoume has a uniform surface and the grain is direct to scarcely wavy and looks interlocked and alluring.

Okoume wood is less thick than other mahogany substitutes like Sapele and Khaya. Consequently, it makes lightweight electric guitars without boring. Its grain is basically the same as the more costly Genuine Mahogany. Luthiers frequently say okoume’s tap tone is like conventional mahogany.

As well as areas of strength for being, and water-resistant, Okoume marine plywood accompanies properties that make it foldable. Its consequently extremely simple to fabricate kayak boats, hydroplane racing boats, kayaks, sailboats, frame parts, and different other boat parts. Also, its used in making veneer, plywood, boatbuilding, musical instruments, , and inside millwork. It can likewise be utilized for building furniture or on kitchen cupboards due to its glossy appearance.

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