Mahogany African Ribbon Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 4' x 8' Roll

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Mahogany African Ribbon Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 4' x 8' Roll

$70.99 ea.

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Mahogany African Ribbon Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 4' x 8' Roll

These real wood veneer sheets are composed of premium sliced hardwoods that are spliced along the edges to make the full width; splicing is also done in a book matched pattern that's attractive and helps hide the splicing seam. The sheets use full-length slices so there are no splices to make the length. The 10 mil (10 thousandths) thickness paper backing allows the sheet to bend, flex, and work with curves and shapes without splitting. Apply paper back veneers with contact adhesive to make panels of large projects: conference tables, desks, doors, cabinet doors, coffee tables, etc.
 
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 1/42"
Width 48"
Length 8'
Grade Architectural grade paper back veneer is cut from the cleanest and most attractive logs; all sheets are sanded smooth to 220 grit
Quantity One sheet has 32 square feet
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!

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June 30, 2011
5 out of 5
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Review by  Michael from , Ny usa
It is difficult for me to convey in temperate language the plethora of emotions that nearly overwhelmed me when I took delivery of the mahogany veneer you were kind enough to allow me to purchase. While your vivid and detailed descriptions of the preparation of my order led me to expect a product of high quality, I was moved nearly to tears of joy when I was able to view this exquisite specimen in all its Meliacaenean splendor! The scales have been struck from my eyes: I can only now fully appreciate the fervor and passion with which you and your colleagues prepared my order, and my heretofore dubious view of (and puzzlement regarding) the cathexis with which you purvey your wares is now forever banished to that same repository wherein reside the boyish naivetés and youthful misapprehensions that once limited my perceptions of all that is beautiful and good in life. Thank you for allowing me to partake of the resplendent glory of this veneer, and I trust you will forgive the callowness with which I approached your brilliant and entertaining descriptions of its journey from the heavenly precincts of your establishment to the rather more mundane province of my humble workshop. I will try to make myself worthy of this veneer’s time with me. I cannot claim to “own” it — can one “own” a sunset? I can only count myself fortunate to have been its caretaker and companion during its time with me, and can someday go to my grave content that it will survive me, bringing joy to the generations that will follow.
Recommended
April 8, 2009
5 out of 5
Excellent
Review by  Chuck from Des Moines, IA U.S.
I got 8 sheets and every one was absolutely perfect. Like the paparbacked veneer it's easy to use. I can have my panels ready to rock in about 3 minutes.
Recommended
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