Inventory - Species:
African Mahogany
Khaya Spp.
Available in:
5/4 8/4
(1 ¼") (2")
(select desired thickness)

Mahogany, African

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.


To view available slabs listed in our website inventory. Click on a desired thickness listed in the chart to the right. Keep in mind we only have about 1/10th of our inventory listed online, so feel free to reach out to a member of our sales team for more assistance in your search: