Thursday, February 14, 2013

Anigre (Aningeria Sp.)

Status: Secure and widely available.

Other Common Names: Aniegre

Found in Tropical Africa, this member of the Sapotaceae family (Aningeria) grows to 100-180 feet in height and 3-4 feet in diameter.

Light Yellowish Brown in color.

Moderately dense with fine grain, machines well and turns beautifully, but can dull tools as some pieces contain silica.  Specific Gravity: .40-.51. Avg. Dry Weight: 32 pounds per cubic foot.

Takes a finish easily.

Used to make Cabinetry and furniture as well as boatbuilding.


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