Chamfuta CHA
The light red-brown timber has a good figure oxidizing to a warm darker colour shortly after conversion, age improves appearance.A hard timber but it sandpapers and works well and takes a fine polish using varnish or oil.An easy timber to turn.Tools need to be sharp and the timber is also used for furniture, parquet and panelling.Used to make dug-out canoes in Africa.
from £2.20