Macore, Figured

Macore, Figured

Trade Name

Figured Macore, Figured Douka

Similar Woods

Moabi, Macore

Origin

Africa

Range

West Africa, from Gameroon through Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and the Congo, lower tropical rain forests.

Uses

Sliced veneer for faces, furniture, paneling, parquet flooring. Only Figured Douka is used for slicing. Plain Douka is not in demand and is used at most as rotary wood for plywood Douka is to be seen as a substitute wood for Macore.

Colour

Red