Mahogany African 4/4 Lumber Random Widths, Random Lengths

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Mahogany African 4/4 Lumber
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The actual footage you receive will be slightly different from what you order, therefore your final billed amount will be a little different. This is because we hand select your lumber from inventory of various widths and lengths - every board is unique and different in size (except thickness).
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Mahogany African 4/4 Lumber

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. The color of Mahogany African is Light pink to reddish-brown or golden tan-brown.
 
Why Choose Mahogany African?

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.

What Size Is This?
Thickness 13/16"
Width 4" to 10"
Length 6' to 14'
Grade Select & Better
Approximated, actual size may vary +/- 1/8"

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About Mahogany African (Khaya ivorensis)

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

map of where Mahogany African tree grows
Mahogany African is an exotic wood from Africa

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.
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.
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.

Customer Ratings & Reviews

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4.8
out of 5
5 (3)
4 (1)
3 (0)
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1 (0)
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4.8
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5 (3)
4 (1)
3 (0)
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1 (0)
Would recommend this product?
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4 Total Reviews
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February 26, 2018
5 out of 5
Mahogany Projects
Review by  Captain Don from Nashville, TN
I bought mahogany in two rounds from Woodworkers Source. My first purchase was 6 boards about 4/4 by 6' by 6'. All but one of the boards was exceptional. Of course it was the board with the most amazing character that was the problem child. No worries though, will mill it down to smaller stock for another project. This project was a 24" x 40" console height table with a single drawer. The legs are three pieces of 2 3/4 wide pieces laminated then tapered. They came out great. I needed just a bit more material and purchased several shorter boards which arrived in +8" widths, straight and beautiful.
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Recommended
November 9, 2016
4 out of 5
Mostly OK
Review by  Coachduck from
The 4/4 wood was planed but still needed some work, however, I only had about a 3/32 of an inch to work with and still keep it at 3/4 inch. There were, in my opinion, a number of boards that needed work. Website says 6' to 14' lengths (usually) - I had no boards over 5' which caused me an issue but was able to work around it. Next time I will be sure to specify my length needs. Finally, there were many boards that had some amazing grain patterns so that was a big +.
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Recommended
June 7, 2013
5 out of 5
As Advertised - I am Happy!
Review by  Phil M from Keystone Heights, FL USA
Very happy. One piece was exceptionally beautiful. I will be a return customer for sure.
Recommended
June 5, 2010
5 out of 5
AFrican Mahogany
Review by  PAV from Vincennes, IN USA
IT is very nice and delivered nicely packaged. Thanks
Recommended
4 Total Reviews
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