Black Limba

Latin: Terminalia superba Origin: Tropical Western Africa

Black Limba comes from West Africa and has distinct pale heartwood with dark streaks running through the pieces. It is a wood that is very workable, not hard on your tools and has a mild odor while being worked. 

It is commonly used for veneer, plywood, musical instruments such as electric guitar bodies, and turned items.

Wood Type
Tropical Exotic Hardwood

Uniform coarse texture, moderate luster

Grain Pattern
Straight to slightly interlocked

Health Risks
Rare risk of skin and respiratory irritation

Pale creamy yellow to light golden brown with dark grey to black streaks


Exotic Lumber

Product Name Size Price Add to Cart
BLACK LIMBA 12/4 12/4 $22.00 Add To Cart
QUARTERSAWN & CURLY BLACK LIMBA 4/4 4/4 $44.00 Add To Cart
QUARTERSAWN & CURLY BLACK LIMBA 8/4 8/4 $44.00 Add To Cart