Okoume (Width 152mm) - Substitute Meranti


High silica content has a pronounced blunting effect on cutters. Planing and shaping may produce tearout or fuzzy surfaces. Glues and finishes well.

  • Africa

Data sheet

Colour / Appearance Pale pink to light brown. Color darkens with age. Narrow heartwood is grayish white
Grain / Texture Grain is straight to wavy or slightly interlocked. Texture is medium, with good natural luster
Janka Hardness 400 lbf (1,790 N)
Uses Veneer, plywood, boatbuilding, musical instruments, furniture, and interior millwork