Wild Olivewood

The wild Olive tree is an evergreen, which grows to 14 meters and is widespread throughout Africa. Olive timber typically has stunning streaked figure, it is very strong, very hard and very heavy.

The wood dries quickly in small dimensions, slowly in large ones. Olivewood is a popular timber for turnery, carving, cabinet making and furniture. It darkens with age, getting richer and more beautiful as the years go by.