Overview Of Dabema Wood
Dabema has yellowish brown streaky heartwood. Its sapwood is pale and has a coarse interlocked grain. It smells when wet. Therefore it needs extra care in drying to avoid distortion. For some commercial purposes it is regarded as an alternative to Iroko.
Working Properties Of Dabema Wood
Works well, blunting of tooth edges most pronounced in sawing, cutting angle of 15 degrees is suggested for planning knives to minimize tearing of interlocked grain, nailing and gluing satisfactory, moderate wood- bending characteristics.
Main Uses Of Dabema Wood
- Heavy Construction
- Pergolas & Fencing
|Common Name(s):||Piptadeniastrum africanum|