Shedua (Ovangul)

Latin: Guibourtia ehie Origin: Tropical West Africa

Shedua is a species that grows in the tropical areas of West Africa. Even though Shedua is in the same genus as Bubinga the coloring is very different. The coloring of Shedua ranges from yellowish to golden brown mixed with darker brown, gray and black lines in the grain pattern. Curly Shedua is very beautiful and is commonly sawn into guitar sets. 

Shedua is easy to work with and there is good availability of this species. It turns, glue and finishes well.

Wood Type
Tropical exotic hardwood

Medium to coarse texture, moderate luster

Grain Pattern
Straight to slightly interlocked, sometimes curly figure

Health Risks

Yellowish to brown with darker brown, gray or black stripes


Turning Stock

Product Name Size Price Add to Cart
SHEDUA 1.5X1.5X12 1.5X1.5X12 $3.38 Add To Cart
SHEDUA 2X2X12 2X2X12 $6.00 Add To Cart
SHEDUA 2X2X3 2X2X3 $1.50 Add To Cart
SHEDUA 2X2X6 2X2X6 $3.00 Add To Cart
SHEDUA 3X3X3 3X3X3 $3.38 Add To Cart
SHEDUA 3X3X6 3X3X6 $6.75 Add To Cart
SHEDUA 5X5X2 5X5X2 $6.25 Add To Cart

Thin Dimensional Lumber

Product Name Size Price Add to Cart
SHEDUA 1/4X3/X24 1/4X3/X24 $9.65 Add To Cart
SHEDUA 1/4X3X24 1/4X3X24 $9.65 Add To Cart

Exotic Lumber

Product Name Size Price Add to Cart
SHEDUA 4/4 4/4 $10.95 Add To Cart
SHEDUA 8/4 8/4 $11.95 Add To Cart
SHEDUA QUARTERSAWN CURLY 4/4 4/4 $16.50 Add To Cart
SHEDUA QUATERSAWN CURLY 5/4 5/4 $17.00 Add To Cart