Makore Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30"

Makore Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30"

$14.00 ea.

1-4 $14.00 ea.
5+ $12.60 ea. (10% off)
Tip: mix or match for your best price! Details

Makore Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30"

These turning squares are cut from premium kiln dried lumber. They're ready to be turned into furniture spindles, table legs, small accessories (letter openers, utensils, etc), and other fine woodworking projects.

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About Makore (Mimusops heckelii)

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 an exotic wood from Africa

Usually a fine, straight grain wood, but some logs will have an interlocked grain that produces an attractive mottled figure. The wood glues well but is difficult to work, as the timber contains silica which rapidly dulls the tools.

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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