Figured Makore is an exotic wood native to western Africa. It can be used as a substitute for mahogany and/or cherry. It is easy to finish to a high luster, however it can be brittle. It is very durable.
Avg Dry Wgt : 39 lbs/ft3 (620 kg/m3) | Janka Hardness : 1294lbf (5756 N) | Specific Gravity : 0.62
Texture : Fine and even
Grain Pattern : Figured, wavy
Health Risk : Dust can cause dermatitis, nose and throat irritation, nausea, giddiness
Color : Deep to light reddish brown
Wood Type : Tropical Hardwood