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Mahogany African (Botanical: Khaya ivorensis)

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Mahogany African By The Numbers:

2.58
lbs per board foot
Red Oak weighs 3.58 /BF
-27.93% lighter than red oak
830
Janka Hardness Rating (lbs-force) (?)
Red Oak is 1290
-35.66% softer than red oak
0.44
Specific Gravity (?)
Red Oak is .64
-31.25% less dense than red oak

Mahogany African Compared to Red Oak:

General
Workability
Nice
Difficult




Wood
Texture
Fine
Coarse




Ease of
Finishing
Easy
Difficult




woodworking characteristics

Mahogany African Wood Characteristics

Its color, texture and grain give it a very close resemblance to classic Honduras Mahogany. Relatively hard and works well aside from the woolly surfaces that sanding produces; highly lustrous and polishes well; very durable wood.
color of Mahogany African

Color Range

Light pink to reddish-brown or golden tan-brown.
other names for Mahogany African

Other Names

Diala iri, Akuk, Bandoro,Khaya mahogany, Benin mahogany, Ogwango, Bisselon, Senegal mahogany, Bitehi
uses for Mahogany African

Some Typical Uses

Furniture, cabinets, interiors, boat building, veneer, desks, cabinets, entry doors, stairs, moldings and trim.
the Mahogany African tree

What's the Tree Like?

Reaches heights of 140 feet with trunk diameter up to 72'' above large buttresses. Bole will measure 40-80 feet. The Mahogany African tree grows in West Africa, primarily Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria
map of where this wood grows

Mahogany African Lumber Products for Sale with Prices

$8.00 /ea.

Buy Mahogany African Hardwood Sample

Mahogany African Hardwood Sample
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Reg. Price $7.99
$5.99 /Board Feet

Buy Mahogany African 4/4 Lumber

Mahogany African 4/4 Lumber
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Reg. Price $8.99
$6.74 /Board Feet

Buy Mahogany African 8/4 Lumber

Mahogany African 8/4 Lumber
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Reg. Price $214
$170.00 /Pack

Buy Mahogany African 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet

Mahogany African 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet
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Reg. Price $119
$97.00 /Pack

Buy Mahogany African 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet

Mahogany African 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet
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$37.30 /ea.

Buy Mahogany African Ribbon Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer

Mahogany African Ribbon Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer
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$74.60 /ea.

Buy Mahogany African Ribbon Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer

Mahogany African Ribbon Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer
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