Makore Mimusops Heckelii
Makore’s heartwood is pink to pinkish-brown. Sapwood is lighter. Makore has a high silica content that can cause blunting of cutting edges. Excellent finishing properties and good gluing properties. Makore has excellent stability.
Typical Uses: Furniture, cabinetry, musical instruments and turning. Used often in veneer form.
Source Region: West Africa
All our Makore lumber is sold by the board foot, with a 10 board foot minimum per item. The price noted below for each Makore item, with the exception of packages, is the price of a single board foot. Please make sure that you enter the total number of board feet needed when you are prompted to enter a quantity for the item.