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8/4 Ovangkol / Shedua Lumber , Packs Measuring 10 to 20 Board Feet- Demo – Not for sale


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The Ovangkol is a little to medium-size hardwood tree local to tropical West Africa .Ovangkol has many names with the most famous being Mozambique, Amazoue, Amazique or Shedua wood and African walnut. It is superior hardwood lumber from Central West Africa, with an energetic earthy colored heartwood tone and is very dense.

Ovangkol heartwood shows different shading in the yellowish to the rosy earthy colored range, for the most part with darker stripes of dim, dim brown, or dark. The sapwood is pale and whitish, grayish or yellowish. The wood has a medium surface and elements tiny pores. Ovangkol’s grain is normally straight yet might somewhat interlock. Appealing wavy and undulated grain designs are normal and are many times picked for showpieces. New slice Ovangkol wood is accounted for to have a strong, unsavory scent albeit the smell vanishes as the wood dries.

In the United States, some Ovangkol is utilized for hardwood floors albeit other, harder woods are all the more broadly utilized. The species is likewise utilized in the production of acoustic guitars, particularly for the backs, Ovangkol’s tone is like that of rosewood however has a “radiance” all the more frequently tracked down in less thick hardwoods, like pecan or mahogany.

An African relative of rosewood, an extraordinary sounding wood shares large numbers of rosewood’s apparent properties, with a somewhat more full midrange and a top end that is not exactly however splendid as maple. Ovangkol seems to be an incredible tonewood for fretboards and back/sides of guitars and basses. It’s a thick yet moderately delicate hardwood with a rich hint profile and huge maintain, offering a warm tone. The wood is strikingly simple to work, and it looks and feels perfect, as well.

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