Also known by many other names, most commonly ovangkol, mozambique and amazakoue.
Recommended for experienced turners.
Wood is typically a dark brown color with streaks of varying brown shades and black. Lots of unique color varations.
This species is hard, dense and has interlocked grain. Light to medium curly figure occurs quite regularly in this wood.
Cutting requires sharp tools.
Sands to a very high lustre, finishes easily, and is stable when dried.
Shedua is closely related to bubinga, and shares many of the same working properties.
Kiln dried to 6% moisture content
End grain sealed in wax to maintain moisture content
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