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I have ordered some Maple strips for planking from Cornwall Model Boats and noticed that they are selling a variety of woods that i'm not familiar with:

 

Obechi

Annegre

Bokapi

Dibetou

Manzonia

Mukaly

Red Paduc

Tanganyka

 

Anybody know the characteristics of these and their application in model ships?  

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Obechi - similar to mukaly


Annegre - same as tanganyka pretty much, same application, Billings use this for decking


Bokapi - not sure


Dibetou - a walnut


Manzonia - similar to walnut


Mukaly - yellowish wood, used for deck planking (constructo kits use this)


Red Paduc - not sure but reminds me of sapele


Tanganyka - very very common wood for deck planking, light brownish. Italian companies wood of choice for decking.


 


Mostly these are African woods that are similar colours and properties.


 


Check out Constructo and Billings kits as these woods are supplied with those kits.


Most italian manufacturers and Caldercraft use tanganyka for deck planking


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