CHANFUTA

Afzelia quanzensis

CHANFUTA

OriginEast Africa
AvailabilitySquare edged planks air dried / Kiln dried
ColourHeartwood is reddish brown. Sapwood is pale yellowish white
UsageSliced veneers, exterior joinery (building facade), carpen-try and interior fittings, outdoor equipment – recreation, structures and bridges in contact with soil or fresh water, acoustic barriers along railroads and highways, industrial floors and heavy framework, shipbuilding, cooperage and vat making.
DurabilityVery Durable
Density800-870-(920) kg/m³
Movement in ServiceSmall
MachiningDifficult
ThicknessesUp to 40mm
Specification2500x250mm
Basic Price LevelModerate-High: Contact for pricing
SummaryChanfuta is a true multi-purpose timber and it has been compared to both Mahogany and Teak for its favorable appearance, durability, and stability.

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