This Teak substitute is a favorite of some boat builders because it
darkens with time instead of bleaching out like Teak when exposed to
weather. It has a rich brown color and interesting grain patterns.
Janka Hardness: 1560
medium brown color with a tint of yellow and dark veins.
Color Change: Afromosia
is yellow-brown when first milled and darkens significantly over time.
Grain: Grain straight to some
mottle; resembles teak.
Characteristics: Afromosia is a
very stable, durable wood that is suitable for a wide range of interior
and exterior uses.