Satinwood, Movingue

Movingui Satinwood (Distemonanthus benthamianus) is a lustrous wood that is distributed throughout Western Africa.

Its color ranges from a light yellow to orangey-brown which tends to deepen in color as it ages. It is a durable woods that resists termites and can often have curl figuring.

Movingui is considered a moderately easy wood to work with, though it can tearout during planing when quarter sawn. However, it finishes well, glues and stains nicely, and can be steam bent.

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*All types of wood dust that are inhaled are hazardous to your health and have the potential to cause allergic reactions in sensitive people. Please wear the proper personal protective equipment when working with any type of wood.*

For more information about this species, please visit The Wood Database.

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