Avodire

(Turraeanthus Africanus)
(also T. Zenkeri & T. Vignei)

OTHER COMMON NAMES: African White Mahogany, Blonde Mahogany (USA), Apaya (Nigeria), ESU (Congo), Lusamba (Zaire)
Note: The common name (or Trade Name) varies from country to country with many Exotic Woods as so does the Language.

 

BSR6EG
Highly Figured Avodiré
w/Walnut Core & Mahogany Laminates

BSR5J-G
Figured Avodiré w/Walnut Center Block

BSR 4M-A
Figured Avodiré – Black Hardware
w/ Series Parallel Switches

CR6M (Vintage)
Figured Avodiré Body Wings & Center Block
w/ Contrasting Feature Stripes

Origin Tropical West Africa
Avg. Weight (@ 6-8% moisture) 3 Lbs per Bd. Ft.
Weight Classification Light
Where Used on Smith Basses Solid or Laminated Body Wings & Heel Blocks
Tone Produced on Smith Basses Smooth & Bright
Stock Availability Low Figured thru Highly Figured
Avg. Age of Wood in Stock 11-12 Years Acclaimed (Kiln & Air Dried)