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Koa (Botanical: Acacia koa)

Information to help you make woodworking projects with Koa - all products are listed at bottom
Koa, Acacia koa
Characteristics
Light Heavy
Weight:
Soft Hard
Hardness:
Fine Coarse
Texture:
Easy Difficult
Working:
Easy Difficult
Finishing:
Chart Help
map of where this wood grows

woodworking characteristicsKoa Characteristics

Often curly figure. Not terribly hard or heavy. Fine texture and takes a high lustrous finish. Works easily, comparable to Teak.

color of KoaColor Range

Light to dark brown with distinct golden luster, sometimes with irregular dark streaks.

uses for KoaSome Typical Uses

Fine furniture and cabinets, musical instruments, turnery

the Koa treeWhat's the Tree Like?

A very adaptive tree - grows from nearly sea level to the mountain top. In areas of heavy rain reaches 80-100 feet with a trunk of 36-48''.

where Koa growsKoa grows in

Hawaiian Islands

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Koa Lumber Products for Sale with Prices

$144.99 /ea.

Buy Koa Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer

Koa Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer
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$289.99 /ea.

Buy Koa Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer

Koa Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer
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  • One sheet has 32 square feet ...
  • Aprox. 1/42''. The paper backing allows ...
  • 48'' wide, typically 8 to 12 individual ...
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