Makore, Rosebud

Latin name: Tieghmella heckelii

Common name(s): African Cherry, Douka, Cherry Mahogany

Sources: West Africa

Characteristics: Heartwood can vary from pinkish red to rich blood red. Usually straight grain, but when interlocked grain is present produces block mottled figure, striping, or combination when quarter sliced.

Common cuts: Quarter sliced, Plain sliced, Rotary cut

Uses: Architectural millwork, molding, judges panels, flat wall panels, some cabinetry, fine furniture, inlay, and accent trim.

Availability: Reasonable depending on specifications

Price: $$$-$$$$ depending on specification