Afzelia (Afzelia spp.)
Common Names: Doussie
Distribution: Africa and Southeast Asia
Color/Appearance: Heartwood is reddish brown. Well defined sapwood is a pale yellowish white.
Janka Hardness: 1,810 lbf
Density: 4.16 lb/b.f.
Allergies/Toxicity: Reported to cause skin, eye and respiratory irritation, as well as sneezing.
Common Uses: Furniture, cabinetry, veneer, flooring, docks, boatbuilding, exterior millwork and construction, turned objects, inlays and other small specialty wood items