African Mahogany

African Mahogany Lumber

African Mahogany Lumber

Botanical Name: Khaya Ivorensis

African Mahogany wood is available for woodworkers or anyone else who wants to try their hand with African hardwood lumber. This exotic hardwood has a wonderful red to auburn color palette and is used to create exceptional pieces of furniture, cabinets, and musical instruments.

Buy African Mahogany lumber for sale from Advantage Trim & Lumber Company.

Description: Heartwood color ranges from light to deep reddish-brown. Grain is straight to interlocked with a medium to coarse texture.
Other Names: Akuk, Benin, Lagos or Degema Mahogany, Krala, Mangona, Munyama, Mbaua, Mbawa, Mkangazi.
Origin: Africa
Working Properties: Easy to work with both hand and power tools with a moderate blunting effect on cutters. Cutting at a low angle is advised to avoid tear out. Good nailing, screwing and gluing characteristics. Polishes and stains to an excellent finish.
Mechanical Properties: Medium crush strength(6460 psi). Low stiffness and resistance to shock. Bending (10735 psi)strength is low and can result in buckling and/or fiber rupture.
Janka Hardness: 830

All hardwood lumber is sold by the board foot. Online hardwood lumber orders have a required minimum amount which varies based on thickness & species. All orders will be fulfilled with random length and width boards. Do you need custom sized boards? Please call 1-877-232-3915