Origin: West Africa
Cutting: Two square edged boards 120mm wide and wider, 1900mm long and longer.
Dryness: Kiln dried
Other names: Panga Panga is related and similar
Very dark chocolate brown with lighter fine parenchyma streaks giving a partridge wing figure on slab cut faces.
The steaming process is performed to make the dark colour of the wood show evenly through the thickness of the board.
From 2nd January 2017 if you wish to export articles that are partly or fully made from newly listed species of Rosewood, Padauk and Bubinga then the export will need to be accompanied by a CITES re-export permit. It is possible that the importer/customer of the article may need to apply for a CITES import permit from their own authorities and this should be investigated before the export happens.
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