3/4 Subtle Figure Makore, Unique Item # 4385

3/4" x 5-3/8" x 41-1/4"
1.53 bf

3/4 Subtle Figure Makore, Unique Item # 4385

$41.00 ea.

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3/4 Subtle Figure Makore, Unique Item # 4385

Makore or "African Cherry" an attractive grain and figure.
 
Why Choose Makore?

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.

What Size Is This?
Thickness 3/4"
Width 5-3/8"
Length 41-1/4"
Quantity 1.53 bf
Approximated, actual size may vary +/- 1/8"

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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 /10
Red Oak

map of where Makore tree grows
Makore is a 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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