MAHOGANY KHAYA FIGURED (FIDDLEBACK) WOOD
Figured Khaya Mahogany quarter cut wood veneer heartwood varies from light golden red tones to deeper red browns. Beautiful fiddleback figure. This true African Mahogany veneer finishes beautifully and also has high luster. The grain is straight to interlocked, with a medium to moderately coarse texture. Khaya Mahogany wood veneer can also have beautiful crotch and swirl figure.
Common Uses for Quarter Cut Khaya Mahogany Wood Veneer: Aircraft interiors, both acoustic and architectural panels, high-end cabinetry, doors, millwork and furniture, as well as yacht interiors.
Other Name(s): Khaya, African Mahogany.
The Tree: Typically reaches heights between 110-140 feet, sometimes reaching 180 feet and more, with trunk diameters generally between 3-6 feet.
A Little History: Mahogany is an often misused name, applied to many woods not from the mahogany family. Khaya Mahogany is a true mahogany.