Macore

Macore

Trade Name

Macore, African Cherry, Cherry Mahogany

Similar Woods

Douka, Moabi

Origin

Africa

Range

West Africa from Liberia through the Ivory Coast to Ghana and Nigeria.

Uses

Sliced veneer mostly used as backing and inside veneer in Central Europe. Used also in Southern Europe and North America as face veneer Solid wood for parquet floors and stairs. Figured Macore is used for high quality architectural woodwork or musical instruments.

Colour

Brown