the REST of the pictures on this page will give you a better overall feel for this wood
afrormosia / Pericopsis spp. (previously Afrormosia spp.)
5" x 5" flat cut, 5" x 5" quartersawn, 1" wide end grain, and a 1/4" x 1/4" end grain closeup.
Diffuse porous with moderately sparse, medium sized pores, randomly distributed with vasicentric parenchyma and considerable confulent parenchyma. Rays are visible at 10X but never with the naked eye. Growth boundaries are sometimes vague but always discernible.
NOTE: these pics were all taken in very bright incandescent lighting ("soft white" at 2700K)
colors will vary under other lighting conditions
fine-sandedpiece from the two directly above. I put
fine sandedin quotes because up close like this you can seen that my fine sanding wasn't all that fine.