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AFRICAN MAHOGANY

AFRICAN MAHOGANY

Available Size(s): 4/4 thru 16/4 (25mm thru 100mm)

Common Name(s): AFRICAN MAHOGANY

Scientific Name: Khaya spp.

Distribution: West tropical Africa

Tree Size: 100-130 ft (30-40 m) tall, 3-5 ft (1-1.5 m) trunk diameter

Janka Hardness: 830 lbf

Description:

Heartwood color varies from country of origin from a pale pink to a deeper reddish brown, sometimes with streaks of medium to dark reddish brown. Color tends to darken with age. Quartersawn surfaces can also exhibit a ribbon-stripe appearance. Grain is straight to interlocked, with a medium to coarse texture. Rated as moderately durable.

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