included in Exotic wood assortment pack
PAU FERRO (Akite, Asomanini, Awong, Bannia, Boto, Dina, Gandoe, Icoje, Kisasamba,
Mututy, N'guessa, Naranjillo, Ndina, Nsakala, Oken, Orura barrialera, Pao rosa, Parakusan,
From Africa; Congo, Ivory Coast, Zaire, Gabon, Angola, Cameroon, Equatorial Guine and,
The heartwood is pink, yellow, or dark brown in color and is often striped with
red-brown bands. The grain is usually wavy or interlocked. The wood is rather
coarse-textured. Polishing characteristics are rated as good.
Common uses include carvings, musical instruments, decorative veneer, fine furniture
and sounding boards.
Specific Gravity is .82 (very dense). Responds well to turning.