Tiama a.k.a Edinam

“Another member of the Mahogany family”

Botanical NameEntandrophragma Angolense

Janka Hardness: 940

Appearance: Sapwood is white yellowish; heartwood is brown to red. Grain is interlocked with frequent ribbon striping. Texture is medium to coarse.

Properties: Grain is interlocked with frequent ribbon striping. Texture is medium to coarse. Moderately resistant to rot and insect attacks.

Finishing: Tiama responds well to finishing.

Applications: Very popular for sliced veneers, also used for furniture, stairs, boat building, and joinery.