apitong


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apitong

[ə′pē‚tȯŋ]
(materials)
A wood from the Philippine tree Dipterocarpus grandiflorus; sold as mahogany although it is not a true mahogany.
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Aside from Molave Spur and Narra Spur, there would soon be Acacia, Apitong, and other popular native trees in our country that would be used to name undersea features of the 13-million hectare Philippine Rise.
Instead, Imee said that Bagtikan, Lauan, Tangile, Guyo, Yakal, Apitong are what is known as Philippine Mahogany.
The seven para-enforcers descend like a pack of wolves on the two loggers, who are sawing into the cut-down trunk of an Apitong tree, a critically endangered hardwood that is a favourite among developers in the nearby tourism boom town of El Nido.
under-arm mount, 1-3/4" square apitong wood section.
raised apitong decking--a wood stronger than oak--for additional durability.
Purpleheart or apitong wood are the way to go when replacing the decking.
FiberTek composite firring strips are intended to replace Douglas Fir and Apitong wood in refrigerated subfloors.
Initially, it is looking forward to growing the native narra, apitong and talisay trees, which Francisco said thrived in other parts of the region.
Seeds and seedlings of indigenous tree species such as narra, kamagong, apitong, agoho and molave can also be sourced out at the center.
Apitong decking provides a tougher, longer lasting wood in comparison to other varieties, such as oak or pine.
The kit actually contains two sub-kits: apitong wood, NSN 2510-01-582-5408, and plywood, NSN 2510-01-582-5396.