Makore 4/4 Shorts Pack: 5 Boards

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Makore 4/4 Shorts Pack: 5 Boards

You get an assortment of 5 beautiful boards between 5" to 7" wide, and 24" or slightly longer. All pieces are planed smooth on the face and back (also known as S2S).

Why Choose Makore?
Expect a smooth, fine-grained wood that's subtle yet pleasant. It's also known as African cherry for its medium brown color with a kiss of red. The wood gets a little darker with age but keeps the reddish hints.

What Size Is This?
Thickness 13/16"
Width 5"+
Length 24"
Grade Select & Better
Quantity 5 Boards
Approximated, actual size may vary +/- 1/8"

About Makore (Mimusops heckelii)

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Weight

3.58

lbs /Bd. Ft.
Same as red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

1110

Janka Rating
-13.95% softer than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.55

Specific Gravity
-14.06% less dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Good 3/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Fine 3/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Easy 2/10
Red Oak

map of where Makore tree grows
Makore is a Exotic wood from Africa

Expect a smooth, fine-grained wood that's subtle yet pleasant. It's also known as African cherry for its medium brown color with a kiss of red. The wood gets a little darker with age but keeps the reddish hints.

color of Makore
Color Range
Reddish-brown to maroon
the Makore tree
What's The Tree Like?
A very large tree. May reach a height of 180-200 feet with trunk diameters often over 48" and sometimes up to 120". Boles are straight, cylindrical and may be free of branches for 100 feet.
other names for Makore
Other Names
Aganokwe, Baku, Makore
uses for Makore
Some Typical Uses
Furniture, cabinets, interior millwork, exterior aplications, high end furniture, art pieces, veneer, interior panels, airplane cabinetry.
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