Origin: African Mahogany is found in the West African countries of Ghana, Nigeria, and the Ivory Coast.
Color: The color varies from a pinkish to reddish brown; usually it is not as red as South American Mahogany. When quartersawn it can have ribbon figure; crotch and swirl figure are common.
Janka Hardness: 1070 (hard)
Decay and Weather Resistance: African Mahogany is rated as moderately durable; it is fairly rot resistant and dries well with minimum degrade.
Workability: African Mahogany can be easily worked with by hand and machine tools; however, if it has an irregular grain you may get some tear-out. It has good nailing and gluing properties and will stain nicely.
Uses: It is often used for furniture, joinery, boat building, and interior work. Is a good substitute for South American Mahogany due to its lower cost.
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