Makore Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
Get your hands on a wood you've never tried before! It's simple. Samples are milled on all sides to the standard size of 1/2'' X 3'' X 6'', as determined by The International Wood Collectors Society, and include the shipping cost within the 48 U.S. Each one is labeled with the botanical and common names. Use these to test finishes and stains, to compare color and grain characteristics, etc.
Why Choose Makore?Take delight in knowing it's also called "African cherry" for its smooth, fine grain colored with medium brown and a kiss of red tones. The wood gets a little darker with age and maintains the luxurious reddish hints, much like mahogany does.
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|Grade||Samples are milled on all sides, cut square and sanded; wood is a product of nature with inconsistencies from piece to piece. Use species samples as a guide, not a perfect representation.|
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About Makore (Mimusops heckelii)View All Makore Products
Makore is an exotic wood from Africa
Take delight in knowing it's also called "African cherry" for its smooth, fine grain colored with medium brown and a kiss of red tones. The wood gets a little darker with age and maintains the luxurious reddish hints, much like mahogany does.
Reddish-brown to maroon
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.
Aganokwe, Baku, Makore
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