Mahogany African // Khaya ivorensis

Mahogany African lumber wood, Khaya ivorensis lumber for woodworking
"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.
Mahogany African grows in Africa
map of where Mahogany African grows
Weight

2.58

lbs /Bd. Ft.
-27.93% lighter than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

830

Janka Rating
-35.66% softer than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.44

Specific Gravity
-31.25% less dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Good 4/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Average 6/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Average 5/10
Red Oak


Mahogany African Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
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Mahogany African 4/4 Lumber
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Mahogany African 8/4 Lumber
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Mahogany African 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet
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Mahogany African 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet
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Mahogany African Ribbon Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 2' x 8' Roll
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Mahogany African Ribbon Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 4' x 8' Roll
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African Mahogany Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18"
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African Mahogany Cutting Board Strips
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