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Rex has 10 million board feet of Kiln Dried Inventory in stock
10 Million Board Feet of Kiln Dried Inventory in Stock.
Any lumber from any location can be shipped to you promptly
Any Lumber at Any Rex Location is Available to Ship to You Promptly.

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Thickness:

Species:

Millwork Addons:

Mahogany, African

Mahogany, African

Khaya Ivorensis

Meliaceae - The Mahogany Family

Other Common Name(s):

Acajou, African Mahogany, Akuk, Bandoro, Benin Mahogany, Bisselon, Bitehi, Degema, Diala Iri, Eri Kiree, Gold Coast Mahogany, Grand Bassam, Ivory Coast Mahogany, Khaya Mahogany, Lagos Wood, Nigerian Mahogany, Ogwango, Senegal Mahogany

FSC Available

Imported Hardwood

Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use:

Both Interior and Exterior

Uses:

Cabinets, Exterior Trim, Flooring, Furniture, Interior Trim, Millwork, Mouldings

Distribution:

African Mahogany grows in all of the countries in West Africa that produce lumber. With the biggest producers being Nigeria, Ivory Coast, and Ghana. Unlike other Khaya species which do not require much rainfall, Khaya Ivorensis prefers low-lying areas wet areas of the rainforest.

General Description

The sapwood is creamy white or yellowish color. When freshly sawn the heartwood is a light pinkish-brown color, that deepens to a reddish-brown that sometimes has a purple hue. The grain ranges from interlocked to straight and has a variable texture. The interlocked grain produces a striped ribbon like figure on quarter sawn surfaces.

Price Range: ($ least expensive, $$$$$ most expensive)

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Working Properties

Machining:
Good
Nailing:
Good
Glueing:
Good
Screwing:
Good
Finishing:
Good

Physical Properties

Weight (lbs/BF):
2.7
Specific Gravity:
0.44 - 0.48
Modulus of Rupture (psi):
7,400 - 10,730
Modulus of Elasticity (1,000 psi):
1,150 - 1,400
Side Hardness (lbs):
1505

Additional Information

Some care needs to be taken when working with African Mahogany with exceptionally interlocked grain, to prevent tear out. The material is reported to nail easily, only thin material needs to be pre-bored. If African Mahogany is being used for appearance in damp locations, then treated or non-ferrous fatteners should be used or black stain can occur.

Items Available

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  • 4/4 FAS
  • 4/4 FAS Pattern
  • 4/4 FAS Quartered
  • 5/4 FAS
  • 5/4 FAS Pattern
  • 5/4 FAS Quartered
  • 6/4 FAS
  • 6/4 FAS Pattern
  • 6/4 FAS Quartered
  • 8/4 FAS
  • 8/4 FAS Pattern
  • 10/4 FAS
  • 10/4 FAS Pattern
  • 12/4 FAS
  • 12/4 FAS Pattern
  • 16/4 FAS
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