Curly Makore: Exotic Wood

Curly Makore lumber is often referred to as African Cherry since the lumber resembles American Cherry lumber; however, it is slightly denser and heavier. Its color tends to be a little browner that typical American Cherry. 

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Characteristics

Origin of Wood Type Africa
Botanical Name Tieghemella Heckelii
Specific Gravity .70
Avg. Weight Per BF 4.4 lbs
Color Range Tan brown to red-brown
Rarity / Availability Common
Typical Avg. Width 5 – 12 inches
Typical Avg. Length 8 – 12 feet
Avg. Waste Factor 20%
Wood Uses Furniture, Turning, and Cabinetry
Lumber Grades FAS
Other Trade Names African Cherry

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