Family: Maliaceae
Scientific name: Khaya Ivorensis
Pilot names: Acajou, N’Gollon, African Mahogany

End uses

Wood description

Natural Durability

Fungi: Moderately durable
Dry wood borers: Durable
Termintes: Susceptible
Use class: Class 2 - inside or under cover


Drying rate: Rapid
Risk of distortion: Slight risk
Risk of casehardening: No
Risk of cracking: Slight risk
Risk of collapse: No

Sawing and Machining

Sawing: Easy
Peeling: Good
Slicing: Good


Nailing/Screwing: Good
Gluing: Correct