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MAKORE

Makore can be found in Africa along the western coast of Sierra Leone to Cameroon. It is redder than Mahogany and less likely to turn dark. Used for furniture, cabinetry and turning, marine plywood and ship building.
  • Name - Makore
  • Botanical Name - Mimusops Heckelii
  • Other Names - African Cherry, Baku, Douka, Ukola
  • Color - Heartwood is pink to pinkish brown. Sapwood is lighter
  • Grain - Straight Fine
  • Tagential Shrinkage (T%) - 5% - 6%
  • Nailing - Good
  • Gluing - Good
  • Finishing - Excellent
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