Limba quarter cut wood veneer has a pale yellow to light brown sapwood. Heartwood is also yellow brown with grayish-black bands; coarse texture. High contrast with moderate natural luster. Can also be highly figured.
Common Uses for Quarter Cut Limba Wood Veneer: Architectural panels, acoustic panels, musical instruments, millwork, cabinetry, furniture and doors, as well as aircraft and yacht interiors.
Other Name(s): Frake.
The Tree: A tall tree that reaches 150 feet in height with trunk diameters of 5-7 feet.
A Little History: White and Black Limba are actually from the same tree, just from different parts of the tree.