Southern Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon and Zaire
This timber has very high bending and crushing strength, with high stiffness and resistance to shock loads. This is a very hard wood to work with hand or machine tools, with severe blunting effect on cutting edges. Gluing is good, and it can be polished to an excellent finish.
Tool, cutlery and knife handles, piano and organ keys
|Applications||Carving,Musical Instruments,Knife Handles|