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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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Makore

Tieghemella Heckelii

Sapotaceae - The Sapodilla Family

Other Common Name(s):

Abacu, African Cherry, Aganokwe, Baku, Cherry Mahogany, Douka, Dumori, Makorie, Okolla, Ukola

Imported Hardwood

Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use:

Both Interior and Exterior

Uses:

Cabinets, Flooring, Interior Trim, Millwork, Mouldings, Shipbuilding, Turnings

Distribution:

Makore grows in Central Africa along the western coast from Sierra Leone to Cameroon, Gabon and south to Cabinda. The tree is wide distributed in the higher elevation rain forests.

General Description

The sapwood, which is usually 2 to 3" wide, is white to a light pink in color and is clearly demarcated from the heartwood. The heartwood can vary in color from a pink color to a red-brown to a almost blood red color. The grain is usually straight, but can be interlocked. The texture is commonly uniform from a medium to very fine.

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

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Working Properties

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

Physical Properties

Weight (lbs/BF):
3.25
Specific Gravity:
0.55 - 0.62
Modulus of Rupture (psi):
10,600 - 13,130
Modulus of Elasticity (1,000 psi):
1,230 - 1,560
Side Hardness (lbs):
1110

Additional Information

Makorie contains high quantities of silica and is very abrasive on tooling, Carbide tools are required. Pre-boring for nailing and screwing is required.

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