FSC® 100% African Lignum Vitae
African lignum vitae (Acacia nigrescens) is one of the hardest known woods shares many qualities and woodworking characteristics with true lignum vitae from South America.
Other names: knobthorn
Uses: African lignum vitae is ideally suited to applications where durability and impact resistance are valued such as decking and flooring. It's also highly suited for tool handles, knife making and other consumer products which require hard, durable wood
Average dried weight: 1100-1200kg/m3 at 12% MC
Janka hardness: 4335 lbf (19080 N)