Afrormosia is 124% as hard as Red Oak (1560 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
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Afrormosia is dense and consistently-colored with a moderately fine texture with a straight to interlocked grain.
Afrormosia demonstrates a high level of stability, superior to Red Oak.
- Safety/Allergic Reactions
Afrormosia has been associated with contact dermatitis and respiratory allergic reactions, so care must be taken when coming in contact with Afrormosia dust.
- Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
Afrormosia undergoes a large degree of color change over time with pronounced darkening from a golden tan color when freshly milled, to a uniform medium brown when fully aged.
- Color Range
Afrormosia features a very uniform color range, mostly consisting of a golden tan teak shade.