Mahogany African (Botanical: Khaya ivorensis)Information to help you do fine woodworking with Mahogany African - all products are listed at bottom
Mahogany African By The Numbers:
Mahogany African Compared to Red Oak:
Mahogany African Wood CharacteristicsIts 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 RangeLight pink to reddish-brown or golden tan-brown.
Other NamesDiala iri, Akuk, Bandoro,Khaya mahogany, Benin mahogany, Ogwango, Bisselon, Senegal mahogany, Bitehi
Some Typical UsesFurniture, cabinets, interiors, boat building, veneer, desks, cabinets, entry doors, stairs, moldings and trim.
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
Mahogany African Lumber Products for Sale with Prices
Mahogany African Hardwood Sample
Mahogany African 4/4 Lumber
Mahogany African 8/4 Lumber
Mahogany African 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet
Mahogany African 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet
Mahogany African Ribbon Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer
Mahogany African Ribbon Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer