4/4 Curly African Mahogany, Unique Item # 4486

13/16" x 12" x 49-1/2"
4.12 bf

4/4 Curly African Mahogany, Unique Item # 4486

$94.00 ea.

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4/4 Curly African Mahogany, Unique Item # 4486

Beautiful piece of African Mahogany with an impressive amount of curl.
 
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 13/16"
Width 12"
Length 49-1/2"
Quantity 4.12 bf
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
Easy /10
Red Oak

map of where African Mahogany tree grows
African Mahogany is a 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.
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