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Anegre

(Aningeria spp.)

Description

This medium weight hardwood comes from Africa.  The heartwood is a creamy tan colour with a pink tinge.  The grain is generally fairly straight but some boards can display a very attractive fiddleback figure.

Workability

Anegre works very well using all tools.  The presence of silica can cause rapid blunting of tools

Applications

A very good furniture timber.  Also used in some areas for plywood manufacture.

Availability

We usually keep 38mm and 50mm and occasional stocks of 25mm.

Hardness

Density 480 - 580 kg/m3

Durability

Not durable.

At a Glance
Turning:   Turns well
Machining:   Pretty good, interlocking grain can be a problem.
Bending:   Bends quite well
Sanding:   sands well
Nailing/Screwing:   Excellent
Glueing:   Glues well with most adhesives.
Timber Coating:   Accepts most coatings very well.
Oil:   Oils well.
Note 1   Excellent cabinet timber and well priced.
Note 2  

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