Mahogany African 8/4 Lumber Random Widths, Random Lengths

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Mahogany African 8/4 Lumber
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$9.49
$7.12 /Board Feet

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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 8/4 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 African Mahogany is Light pink to reddish-brown or golden tan-brown.
 
Why Choose African Mahogany?

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

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About African Mahogany (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 African Mahogany tree grows
African Mahogany 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 African Mahogany
Color Range
Light pink to reddish-brown or golden tan-brown.
the African Mahogany 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 African Mahogany
Other Names
Diala iri, Akuk, Bandoro,Khaya mahogany, Benin mahogany, Ogwango, Bisselon, Senegal mahogany, Bitehi
uses for African Mahogany
Some Typical Uses
Furniture, cabinets, interiors, boat building, veneer, desks, cabinets, entry doors, stairs, moldings and trim.
More African Mahogany!
You have a lot of ways to buy this wood!

Customer Ratings & Reviews

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6 Total Reviews
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June 25, 2018
5 out of 5
8/4 African Mahogany
Review by  Chardman from CA
I received a 72"×6" 8/4 board of African Mahogany that is absolutely beautiful! One little "flaky chip" on one end (which would end up being scrap even in perfect condition), other than that, not one surface check or blemish. A gem of a board in my book! Very happy
Verified Buyer
Recommended
May 10, 2018
5 out of 5
Great
Review by  Bert from Glade Park, Colorado
Quality lumber, beyond my expectations
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Recommended
April 25, 2018
5 out of 5
30 lbs of Mahogany
Review by  Phil from LA
I ordered 10 board feet out of ignorance.
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Recommended
April 14, 2018
5 out of 5
Great customer support and product
Review by  Anonymous 
The quality and look of the wood I received was fantastic. I will definitely be returning to this site in the future.
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Recommended
June 6, 2017
5 out of 5
Beautiful!
Review by  Dave from Seymour, TX
It arrived well packaged and damage free. Thanks to the folks at Woodworker's for your care in processing my order.
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October 13, 2010
5 out of 5
Mahogany African 8/4 Lumber
Review by  tom mantia from dayton, ohio usa
Received the wood as defined in the my order. The wood was of the quality I expected. Service was was great to.
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