Trade Panel International Limited is not only one of the premier gold and copper producers but also leading timber producers in Africa. Our timber products come from number of quality tree species including African ebony which has a thick black hardwood and it is heavy enough to sink into water but has a fine texture and very smooth finish when polished thus making it a few most valuable ornamental wood. When freshly cut, the sapwood of African ebony is pink in color although darkens to a pale red brown while its heartwood features a uniform jet black or rather black brown color, at times with streaks. It has a very fine texture with the grain ranging from straight to a bit interlocked or moderately curly. The luster of this wood may have an almost metallic appearance. It is very attractive and famous wood with distinct decorative uses.
Ebony is native to many countries including Southern India and Sri Lanka but Trade Panel International Limited deals in that of West Africa particularly the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
- Ebony has a long history of use with carved pieces been found in ancient Egyptian tombs.
- Modern uses are largely limited to small items for instance crucifixes and musical instrument parts such as black piano and harpsichord keys, viola, violin, guitar, double bass, cello and mandolin to mention but a few. All these come from black wood.
Reasons for its demand in the market
The heartwood of African ebony is durable, resistant to termites attack although sometimes it is susceptible to boring beetles.
End-uses of ebony
- Wind instrument
- Fiber/particle boards
- Cabinetwork/high class furniture
- Tool handles and many others
Trade Panel International Limited deals in African Teak Wood (Pericopsis elata) a native tree to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Based on our experience and skills in timber production, Trade Panel International Limited is noted as one of the best manufacturers, exporters and suppliers of African Teak Wood in Africa. Africa teak grows from medium to larger size and up to 50m tall. It mainly grows in dry deciduous forests in West and Central Africa. It has the best, moderately heavy and durable timber.
Trade Panel International Limited provides quality range of teak wood in different specifications and dimensions so as to meet our clients’ needs. Our clients can get this African teak wood from us at pocket friendly prices. Because of its premium quality, termite resistance and low maintenance features, African teak wood is highly on demand worldwide.
We offer variety of African teak wood including teak hardwood. Because we have variety of teak wood options, our clients have more opportunities to make the best choice depending on their needs. As well, our clients can make a choice from black, red and white or round, square.
Trade Panel International Limited is one of the leading firms involved in supplying the African teak wood. Our teak wood products are used in construction, boat building, joinery, flooring, furniture and paneling. Our products are high demand in construction and furniture sectors. We do cut wood into various sizes and shapes using advanced machine under the supervision of experts. Prior final dispatch, our products are thoroughly checked on numerous quality parameters by our experts to ensure that their flawlessness. Our teak wood has a coarse texture with medium sized open pores.
Its long lasting nature, thickness, premium quality and termite resistance are among the many reasons teak wood stand out on the market.