|Scientific Name:||Turraeanthus africanus|
|Location:||western & central regions of Africa|
|Crushing Strength:||7,500lbf /in2|
Avodire has a pale yellow or cream color which darkens to a golden yellow with age. The grain can be straight, wavy, or irregular and interlocked. Avodire has a fine texture with a high natural lustre. Then end grain is diffuse-porous and the wood is rated as non-durable in regards to decay. Overall Avodire is easy to work with even with its slight blunting effect. Avodire glues and finishes well.