Makore, also known as African Cherry, is grown in West Africa. The color varies from pink to a blood red. Although it is usually straight grained, Makore can be figured or have a water-silk pattern. It is a hardwood used for furniture, boat building and marine plywood.
This wood is not recommended for butcher blocks or food contact areas and use caution when woodworking with this hardwood.
JANKA HARDNESS SCALE: 1300