OPEPE – Nauclea diderrichii
Available to order only. Minimum quantites may apply. Subject to stock availability.
The orange or golden yellow heartwood darkens on exposure to air and is clearly defined from the whitish or pale yellow sapwood. The texture is rather coarse, and the grain is usually interlocked or irregular. The wood works moderately well with hand and machine tools. It also glues and finishes satisfactorily.
Potentially up to very large sections.
Bridges, boatbuilding, marine applications, decking, and flooring.