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. 

Characteristics

Origin of Wood TypeAfrica
Botanical NameTieghemella Heckelii
Specific Gravity.70
Avg. Weight Per BF4.4 lbs
Color RangeTan brown to red-brown
Rarity / AvailabilityCommon
Typical Avg. Width5 – 12 inches
Typical Avg. Length8 – 12 feet
Avg. Waste Factor20%
Wood UsesFurniture, Turning, and Cabinetry
Lumber GradesFAS
Other Trade Names African Cherry

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