Okoume quarter cut wood veneer is pale pink to reddish brown; straight grain, sometimes interlocked, slightly wavy, medium coarse texture. Beautiful ropey block mottle figure and naturally lustrous.
Common Uses for Quarter Cut Okoume Wood Veneer: Architectural and acoustic panels, furniture, cabinetry and millwork, as well as private aircraft and yacht interiors.
Other Name(s): Also called Gaboon.
The Tree: Regularly reaches a height of 120-130 feet, with trunks around 3-6 feet.
A Little History: Solid Okoume lumber is much more common in Europe and Africa than the U.S. where the veneer is of higher use.