African Mahogany

"khaya ivorensis"

Medium to dark brown, light colored sapwood

From:
Ghana, Cameroon, Congo, Central African Republic, Ivory Coast

Use:
Furniture and cabinetwood, boatbuilding, doors/windows, paneling, shop fixtures

Availability:
Readily available in 4/4", 5/4", 6/4", 8/4", 10/4", 12/4" and 16/4" thickness

Relative Working Properties:

Machining Resistance to
Splitting in Nailing
Resistance to
Splitting in Screwing
Gluing
Easy Good Good Good

 

Physical Properties:

Shipping Weight Janka Hardness
3.3-3.8 lbs/bft dry 830-860 lbs @ 12% M.C.