Makore (African Cherry)

"tieghemella heckelii"

Light red to reddish-brown. Highly figured Makore is occasionally available

From:
Ghana

Use:
Furniture, millwork, veneer, marine plywood and boat building

Availability:
Readily available in 4/4", 5/4", 6/4" and 8/4"

Relative Working Properties:

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

 

Physical Properties:

Shipping Weight Janka Hardness
3.3-3.6 lbs per bft dry 1,100 lbs @ 12% M.C.