Botanical Name: Khaya Ivorensis
Common Names: Akuk, Bandoro, Benin mahogany, Degema, Lagos wood, Acajou, Khaya, Nigerian mahogany, Ivory Coast mahogany, and Gold Coast mahogany
Sources: Grows throughout West Africa.
Appearance: Interlocked or straight grain, often with a ribbon figure, and a moderately coarse texture. Creamy-white sapwood and reddish brown heartwood, often with a purple cast.
Physical Properties: Moderately heavy and hard with medium bending and crushing strength, low stiffness and shock resistance, moderate decay resistance, and good stability in use. Poor steam bending rating.
Working Properties: Works fairly easily although interlocked, woolly grain can be troublesome. Glues, nails, and screws satisfactorily. Stains and polishes to an excellent finish.
Uses: Used for furniture, cabinetry, high class joinery, interior trim, boat building, vehicle bodies, paneling, plywood, and decorative veneers.Click to view the Columbia Formaldehyde and Wood Dust MSDS Sheet
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Thickness Size Grade Cut Core
1/4″ 4′ x 8′ A4 Plain Sliced Khaya MDF Core
1/2″ 4′ x 8′ A1 Plain Sliced Khaya Classic Core
3/4″ 4′ x 8′ A1 Plain Sliced Khaya Classic Core

Mahogany Khaya Plywood